Andrew Greaves: Another test passed for the Clarets
Another Saturday has come and gone and another test of our top six credentials has been passed quite comfortably.
I think that we would have all taken a point at Leicester City had we been offered it before kick-off.
I'd have certainly snapped your hand off if I'd have been offered it 20 minutes in.
But in the end I can't help but feel a little disappointed that we didn't leave the King Power Stadium with all three points.
We were really up against it for most of the first half but what we did see was a masterclass in hard work from the lads who, despite having to withstand waves of pressure from the home side, never looked uncomfortable.
The penalty decision, having seen it a few times, does look harsh but I can see why the referee gave it (especially as he hadn't had the benefit of various replays).
David Nugent - who else? - tucked it away nicely and for a while I didn't think it was going to be our day.
But, having finished the first half quite strongly, I had a sneaky feeling that Sean Dyche would be asking his players to up the tempo in the second half.
And we did just that.
Danny Ings - who else? - got us back on level terms just 90 seconds after the restart with a real strikers goal, reacting first to a low Trippier cross to smash past the impressive Kasper Schmeichel.
It could have been even better had the Dane not spread himself to save Sam Vokes' efforts after the striker had been played in by an awful backpass.
There was no doubt that we were on the front foot for most of the second half and I can't really remember Tom Heaton having much to do.
The point - and QPR's win at next week's visitors Blackpool - means we've dropped to second but that is certainly nothing to be upset about.
I don't anyone in their wildest dreams - apart from maybe Sean Dyche - expected us to be anywhere near the top of the Championship having lost Charlie Austin and spent the grand total of zilch during the summer.
But we are and we are there on merit and with Dyche at the helm I genuinely believe anything is possible.
I'm sure the edits won't mind be plugging another paper but if you haven't read Henry Winter's interview with the boss in the Daily a Telegraph then I suggest you do. It's inspiring stuff.
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