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FULL-TIME: Burnley 1, Ipswich 0
2:34pm Saturday 26th April 2014 in Football
MICHAEL Kightly's third goal in three games was enough for promotion-winning Burnley to sign off their 2013/14 home campaign in style, surpassing the 90-point mark for the first time in the club's history.
The Clarets, who secured a place in the Premier League with Easter Monday's 2-0 win over Wigan, have clocked up 92 points this season, with 51 of them earned at Turf Moor.
The winger contributed to that tally when he struck in the 54th minute, after Danny Ings had been denied by goalkeeper Dean Gerken.
The result denied Ipswich Town the chance of a play-off place, after Brighton's win which relegated Yeovil last night opened up a four-point gap between Ipswich and sixth spot.
But there was little in the way of fighting spirit from Mick McCarthy's side, as the Clarets for the most part strolled comfortably through their last game at Turf Moor this term.
Scott Arfield had an early effort deflected and Danny Ings was unlucky to fire into the side netting, while it needed a goalline headed clearance from Kieran Trippier to deny a Tommy Smith header in a goalless first half.
Kightly got the breakthrough less than 10 minutes into the second half. Ings had his shot saved after combining with Ashley Barnes and the winger slotted in the rebound.
Ings rattled the crossbar soon after as Burnley searched for a second.
Tom Heaton saved superbly to deny Paul Taylor's free kick that was destined for the top left corner, and from there the Clarets saw the win out comfortably.
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