Statistics for Burnley vs Scunthorpe

BURNLEY (3-5-2)


(from right) Thomas, Davis, Cox;

Weller, Ball, Cook (Little 53), Johnrose (Armstrong 119), Branch;

Moore, Payton (Mullin 108).

Subs not used: Brass, Crichton.



(from right) Jackson, Stanton, Wilcox;

Sheldon, Larusson, Hodges (Morrison 99), Calvo-Garcia (Graves 73), Dawson;

Ipoua, Torpey (Stamp 120).

Subs not used: Harsley, Thom.


Attendance: 4,709

Shots on target: Burnley 5, Scunthorpe 9

Off target: Burnley 2, Scunthorpe 6

Woodwork: Burnley, Scunthorpe 1

Corners: Burnley 5, Scunthorpe 11

Offside: Burnley 2, Scunthorpe 4

Free-kicks against: Burnley 22, Scunthorpe 16

Booked: Burnley: Thomas, Johnrose, Little (fouls); Scunthorpe: Torpey (foul)

Referee: Graham Frankland (Middlesbrough) 6


* MICHOPOULOS: Didn't deserve to finish on the losing side after an inspired display kept Burnley in the tie 9

THOMAS: Steve Torpey had a quiet night as Thomas did a pretty solid job on the Scunthorpe front man 6

COX: Given the slip a couple of times in the first half, the defender generally kept dangerman Guy Ipoua under check 6

DAVIS: Kept most of the danger out of the Clarets box although plenty came at him and his defensive colleagues from just outside. Missed the first penalty 6

BALL: The unlucky man to miss the decisive spot-kick and found Scunthorpe's midfield elusive at times during the first 90 minutes 5

COOK: Burnley's midfield was second best but at least Cook found time to put his foot on the ball in the first half 6

JOHNROSE: The cup hero of the first meeting, he couldn't save the day last night as Scunthorpe's midfield had the edge 5

MOORE: Threatened occasionally but didn't hold the ball up well enough, albeit from awkward service at times. Took his penalty well 5

WELLER: Looked likely to create something for Burnley on the right flank in the first half and continued to probe away in the second 6

PAYTON: Saw a chance snuffed out in the first half but showed his pedigree with a well taken goal after the break which looked set to take the Clarets through 7

BRANCH: His delivery wasn't always the best but he stuck to his task in a more defensive role and little got past him 6


LITTLE: Gave Burnley something extra when he came on with his willingness to get on the ball and create some openings. Converted his penalty calmly 8

MULLIN: A couple of lively runs won corners for Burnley late on and he also kept his cool to convert a spot-kick

ARMSTRONG: Only on the field for two minutes but had the bottle to tuck away his penalty in the shoot-out


EVANS: Didn't have too much to do but made one crucial save in the penalty shoot-out 6

DAWSON: Lethal left foot gave Scunthorpe the lifeline they grabbed 7

STANTON: His pace got the Iron out of trouble at the back and he's one for the future 8

JACKSON: The former Leeds defender did a solid job 7

LARUSSON: Influential in midfield with a power-packed shot 7

HODGES: Can't believe he's still in the Third Division with performances like this. Great on the ball 9

IPOUA: Didn't really threaten but stuck away a penalty 6

TORPEY: Given little lee-way by Thomas, bar one first-half chance 6

CALVO-GARCIA: Supported his midfield colleagues and keen to get forward 6

SHELDON: A stalemate with Branch down Scunthorpe's right side 6

WILCOX: The veteran defender lasted the pace and gave little away 7


GRAVES: Played his part in midfield late on

MORRISON: Missed his spot-kick

STAMP: Only touch was a successful penalty


The Clarets started out as a 3-5-2 line-up but went towards a back four following Glen Little's introduction after half-time with Graham Branch sitting deeper on the left side. Burnley were more of a threat with Little in midfield alongside Paul Weller, despite Weller's decent first-half showing on the flank.


Burnley went close from a late corner but didn't really threaten from set-pieces with the real potency from free-kicks coming from Scunthorpe's Andrew Dawson, who showed great accuracy with his left foot.


The Clarets looked set to scrape through into round four before Dawson's exquisite free-kick eight minutes from the end of normal time saved Scunthorpe and gave the underdogs the platform to go through on penalties


09 Clarets keeper Nick Michopoulos is brought into action for the first time to keep out an Andrew Dawson free-kick

15 Burnley's front pair carve out an opening but Ian Moore goes down under challenge in the box before getting his shot away

30 A rebound off Kevin Ball leaves Andy Payton in the clear but Nathan Stanton uses his pace to snuff out the danger and save the Iron

31 A chance goes begging at the other end when Steve Torpey slices wide from 18 yards

51 Michopoulos makes a stunning save to deny Bjarni Larusson as the home side increase their threat

60 The impressive Lee Hodges lets fly but Michopoulos goes full length to save

65 Burnley substitute Glen Little gives the Clarets a lift and thinks he should be awarded a penalty when tripped by Dawson

68 The Iron hit back and Larusson thumps a 35-yarder against the bar with Michopoulos saving the follow-up from Gareth Sheldon

73 Burnley snatch the lead through master marksman Andy Payton who accepts a Little pass to fire past Tommy Evans from 20 yards

82 Scunthorpe take the tie into extra-time when Dawson finally outfoxes Michopoulos with a perfect free-kick over the Clarets wall

98 Paul Weller is put clear by Andy Payton but over-runs the ball and the chance is gone

110 Lennie Johnrose almost repeats his goal from the first meeting but this time us header is blocked on the line

120 With seconds to go Dawson lines up another free-kick which dips inches over the bar


0-0 Clarets keeper Nik Michopoulos dives to his left to superbly save Peter Morrision's well-struck effort

0-0 Burnley skipper Steve Davis puts his effort too close to Tom Evans who parries the ball to his right

1-0 Darryn Stamp scores with his first touch to put the Iron ahead

1-1 Gordon Armstrong has only just come on but sends the keeper the wrong way

2-1 Dead-ball specialist Andrew Dawson makes no mistake

2-2 Glen Little coolly lifts his effort high into the net to level the scores

3-2 Guy Ipoua puts Scunthorpe's noses in front again with a smart right-footer

3-3 Ian Moore picks his spot perfectly to Evans's left to tie it up once more

4-3 Bjarni Larusson rams home his effort to pile the pressure on Burnley

4-4 Substitute John Mullin responds with a perfectly taken effort in what is now sudden death

5-4 Russ Wilcox keeps his nerve after a long delay to score the decisive penalty

5-4 Burnley go out as Kevin Ball lifts his effort over the bar