Clarets v Middlesbrough...what the papers say

Clarets v Middlesbrough...what the papers say

Clarets v Middlesbrough...what the papers say

First published in Football

A round-up of reports from the Clarets defeat to Middlesbrough...

LIVEWIRE Jacob Butterfield snatched a winner for Boro to put Sean Dyche’s promotion party on hold. The Burnley boss saw two clear penalty claims rejected by referee Dean Whitestone as his side ran out of luck just when they were on the brink of the Premier League.

Daily Star Sunday

Burnley's promotion champagne has been put back on ice for another week after they crashed to defeat at home to Middlesbrough after they huffed and puffed but could not blow the house down at Turf Moor.

Sunday Sport

Battling Boro prevented Burnley clinching promotion with a gritty display at Turf Moor.

A reshuffled side grafted bravely at the back and had to ride their luck as the dominant home time brought a string of superb saves from Dimi Konstantopoulos, had two strong penalty shouts waved away and put a header against the bar.

Middlesbrough Evening Gazette

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