Football - Dyche hails Clarets showing

Burnley boss Sean Dyche was left beaming after seeing his side's `most complete' performance of the season so far as they battled back to beat basement-boys Bristol City 3-1.

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The Clarets fell behind after Albert Adomah's 35th minute strike but hit back with second-half goals from Jason Shackell, Chris McCann and Martin Paterson.

In between Burnley's second and third goals, Lee Grant produced a terrific penalty save to keep out Steven Davies.

"That was as dominant a display as I have seen from us this season," Dyche said.

"We had 25 efforts on goal and I very much enjoyed our performance. We played with good ingenuity, organisation and freedom and even when we found ourselves behind at half-time we stayed calm.

"We always knew we could win the match. We made good use of the ball and managed the game well. All in all it was a very pleasing day for me, the team and the fans that backed us again and helped galvanise us as a group.

"I was really delighted with the way we went about our business but the madness of the Championship this season means that no-one can sit back and relax.

"Lee Grant made a fantastic penalty save but their goalkeeper made some top drawer saves too. After the penalty we went and scored again and that was a great way to respond.

"We have belief in what we do and we have seen through the anxiety of recent weeks."

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