Burnley 0-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Inching forward

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  • Brighton and Hove Albion picked up a valuable point in a dull draw with Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday.

    Brighton is five points clear of the drop zone with three matches remaining.

    Burnley remains comfortably seventh, six points and 16 goals of differential better than Everton.

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    Burnley and Brighton had a proper youth soccer ball scrum for within the six yard box in the highlight of a Claret-heavy but uninspiring first half, with handball shouts rightly denied. Rebecca Lowe called it an “almighty scramble” on NBCSN, and she was spot on.

    Brighton made some noise to start the second half, with Anthony Knockaert forcing Nick Pope into a 49th minute save.

    Mat Ryan made a collection through traffic when Burnley bid to score of a 66th minute corner.

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