CHARLIE Taylor looked to the bigger picture after Burnley came within a whisker of getting a long-awaited win over Arsenal.

The 0-0 draw at Turf Moor ended the Clarets’ run of 11 straight defeats in all competitions but it could have been so much more.

Jay Rodriguez spurned the home side’s big, late chance seeing an effort from close range hit the underside of the crossbar and bounce down on the line, inches from giving Sean Dyche’s men a first league victory over Arsenal since 1974.

But despite the obvious frustration at not getting over the line, quite literally, Taylor pointed to another strong performance after the wins against Leicester City and Manchester United.

“We’ve taken seven points from the last three games when no-one really gave us much hope in any of them,” the left back said.

“Everyone in the club believed and to get seven points means there’s no way we can be disappointed.

“It started off here a few weeks ago against Leicester and then you’d say it was a historic win over United which was brilliant.

“Then today although we’re gutted not to have got the win a point keeps us going and keeps the run going.”

Despite moving up to 11th in the Premier League ahead of the first winter break, Taylor couldn’t hide a feeling of what might have been.

He impressed down the left-hand side with Dwight McNeil while fellow full back Matt Lowton took the man of the match honours.

As well as Rodriguez’s, other chances came and went with Jeff Hendrick also planting a free header wide in the second half.

“We’ve come away disappointed not to take all three points,” Taylor admitted.  

“You’d never really think you’d say that before kicking off against Arsenal. We’re disappointed but you can’t take anything away from the performance.

“We played brilliantly for the whole 90 minutes there.

“We’ve had numerous chances, not just Jay’s chance, we created a lot and there’s so many positives and it’s another point towards where we want to be.

“Set pieces we looked a threat, we’ve kept them to a minimum, we’ve had a couple of chances.

“We looked like we could score every time we went forward today which is so pleasing and we can take a lot of pride from it.”