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MATCHDAY LIVE: Burnley v Middlesbrough
Updated 7:53pm Saturday 12th April 2014 in Football
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Not quite sure how Burnley lost that, they dominated for most of games, so many chances in second half. Derby beat Huddersfield 3-1. On to Blackpool on Good Friday in the bid to seal automatic promotion.
Full time: Burnley 0 Middlesbrough 1. Ayala was shown second yellow for kicking ball away.
Heaton going up for Burnley free kick.
Ayala sent off for Boro.
Mee's header goes wide from Jones corner.
Attendance: 16,661 (Boro 1,086)
Boro sub: Graham for Main on 90 mins
Heaton saves from Chalobah in a rare Boro attack
Konstantopoulos is having a blinder here, another great save from Wallace.
Konstantopoulos saves again before Barnes puts rebound wide
Boro sub: Luke Williams for Tomlin
Burnley subs on 80: Wallace and Stanislas on for Arfield and Kightly.
Konstantopoulos tips over Jones' free kick.
Boro sub: Varga on for the goalscorer Butterfield
Mee header over from corner. No idea how Burnley haven't scored in this game.
Ings now absolutely furious as ref waves play on as he's hauled to the ground from a corner
Another fine save from the Boro keeper, thwarting Trippier's free kick
Graham clears Shackell's header off the line, then Konstanopoulos saves another header from Barnes.
Huddersfield are down to nine men against Derby now, so at 3-1 down I think it's looking like Derby will win that and Burnley will not be getting promoted today - whatever happens here at Turf Moor
Boro's goal came on counter attack, Tomlin raced clear of Arfield and Butterfield was on hand to fire in from edge of box. Burnley have come close three times since then, with Trippier firing over before Ings had two more efforts off target.
Apologies, internet connection died at exactly the wrong moment. Bad news all round for Burnley, they trail to a Jacob Butterfield goal on 51 minutes, and Derby now lead 3-1.
Burnley 0 Middlesbrough 1
Second half underway
As things stand Burnley are one goal away from Premier League, but Derby playing 10-man Huddersfield in second half
Teams back out at Turf Moor for second half.
Gary was joined on the pitch by David Eyres and Barry Kilby, who also received warm receptions from the crowd.
Gary Parkinson receives standing ovation from all sides of ground as he appears on the pitch at half time. The former Clarets ace has locked-in syndrome and is appearing at Turf Moor for the first time since his stroke. A moving moment.
Huddersfield down to 10 men at Derby, Lynch sent off. Half time at Turf Moor, 0-0
Now Heaton tips over Butterfield's shot, Boro having a good spell here
Good save from Heaton to keep out Graham's angled effort.
Ings 20-yard shot stings palms of Konstantopoulos
First chance for Boro, Graham turns over Adomah's cross.
Johnny Russell has equalised for Derby, 1-1 at home to Huddersfield.
Great move ends with Ings almost tapping in Marney's cross. Ings played in Marney with a fine flick but a defender got back just in time to clear the pull-back. Marney appealing for a penalty after being caught late after his cross.
It was hard on Chris Baird to lose his place at right back after the form he's been showing, but the returning Kieran Trippier had to play and he is causing havoc on the flank so far. Burnley's best outlet, as is often the case.
Kightly hits the bar for Burnley! The winger got on the end of Mee's cross and looped a header on to the woodwork, before Barnes put the rebound just over.
Just a reminder that Burnley have to win this game to go up today, even if Derby lose. Otherwise it will go to Good Friday, when the Clarets travel to Blackpool.
Great cross from Trippier but Ings lashed a left foot volley wide from a great position
Huddersfield goal scored by Nahki Wells, who was a target for Burnley earlier in the season.
Hearing that Huddersfield have gone 1-0 up at Derby. Chants of 'We are going up' ringing round Turf Moor
Clarets doing ok so far but no clear cut chances yet
PICTURE: Burnley fan Jason Kostilek urging on the Clarets!
Burnley on attack early on.
We've had a rugby tackle in the stands already as a Middlesbrough fan was wrestled out of the ground by police.
We've just had the minute's silence for the Hillsborough anniversary. Sadly some Middlesbrough fans did not stay quiet for the full minute, although most seemed to be applauding rather than anything ill-meaning. Burnley fans weren't happy with them though.
Match is underway.
Teams coming out here at Turf Moor.
Burnley fan Oliver Norwood starts for Huddersfield at Derby today on his 23rd birthday, can he score the goal that gets the Clarets promoted?
Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos, Whitehead, Ayala, Woodgate, Ledesma, Leadbitter, Chalobah, Butterfield, Adomah, Tomlin, Graham.
Subs: Steele, Varga, Atkinson, Jackson, Morris, L Williams, Main.
Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Duff, Shackell, Mee, Arfield, Marney, Jones, Kightly, Ings, Barnes.
Subs: Cisak, Long, Baird, Edgar, Treacy, Wallace, Stanislas.
Kieran Trippier starts after injury so the Clarets are back close to the team that has played most of the season, with the exception of long term injury victim Sam Vokes.
Stanislas returns to the bench after a hamstring problem.
Just a reminder that this game kicks off seven minutes late at 3.07pm as a mark of respect for the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. All games across the country today kick off seven minutes late.
Welcome to Turf Moor for live updates from Burnley's home game against Middlesbrough this afternoon. As I'm sure you all know the Clarets can seal promotion to the Premier League this afternoon if they beat Boro and Derby County fail to win at home to Huddersfield Town
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