BURNLEY'S win at champions Chelsea on Saturday may well have been one of the club's greatest days in the Premier League, but boss Sean Dyche played down the suggestion it was the Clarets best ever win under his stewardship.

Dyche's side stunned Stamford Bridge, taking advantage of Gary Cahill's early red card to race into a 3-0 lead at the break, sending their travelling supporters into dreamland.

The Blues hit back in the second half but Burnley held on to win 3-2, defeating a team crowned champions back in May.

But when it was suggested to Dyche that the euphoric scenes at the final whistle and in the away end translated to Burnley's best win since he took over in October 2012, he cited games that had led to promotion to the top flight in the first place as being key.

"We’ve had many for different reasons. It’s up there, because it’s very difficult to come to these grounds and win, regardless of what goes on with decisions," Dyche said.

"We’ve had some ones that overall are way more important to the club. It doesn’t make our season complete because it’s the first game but it’s great for the fans."

Sam Vokes scored a double on Saturday, either side of Stephen Ward's volley, and when his second hit the back of the net just before the break it gave the Clarets an astonishing 3-0 lead.

But Dyche insists his side remained calm inside the Stamford Bridge dressing room at the break, despite their remarkable advantage, and as usual he refused to celebrate the Burnley goals, saving his release of emotion for a fist-pump at the final whistle.

"There’s a good humble edge to our group and we insist on that," the Clarets chief said.

"Nothing’s done at half time, I never get too over the top with goals because you never know how the game is going to change.

"We were pretty steady at half-time, we didn’t change too much. We didn't change too much when they went down to 10. It can be hard to leave it alone but I was pleased we did."

In winning away from home at the first time of asking this season the Clarets also made sure there would be no repeat of last season's long wait for a win on the road.

It took until April 29 and a 2-0 success at Crystal Palace for Burnley to collect three points away from Turf Moor in 2016/17, and Dyche was keen to put fears of another season of struggle on the road to bed.

"It’s important because those stories bleed into the mentality," he said. "We all get the media coverage now, it’s vast, so if the players are constantly reminded of these things it’s hard because you think ‘when will it come?’.

"You get one and then it’s ‘that story has gone’. It doesn’t guarantee anything but it has to be enjoyed, the players worked hard for the rewards, but we’ll be ready to focus (this week) because another big challenge comes our way next week."