Matchday live: Burnley v Blackpool

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  • The Clarets will be aiming for a Christmas number one after Leicester's win at QPR in the lunchtime kick-off.
  • Burnley manager Sean Dyche names an unchanged side following last weekend's draw at Leicester City.

4:53pm

Ings chance deflected at the death.

Burnley 2, Blackpool 1.

Clarets are top for Christmas 

4:50pm

Attendance: 14,489 - around 1200 from Blackpool 

4:45pm

Sub made on 86 mins

4:43pm

Burnley sub: Treacy for Kightly

4:43pm

Gilks saves superbly from Vokes, after Kightly dummied Arfield's throughball in the edge of the box 

4:42pm

Ings heads Arfield cross just across face of goal

4:36pm

Blackpool sub - 78: Marvin Zeegelaar for Dobbie

4:33pm

Gosling goes on solo run from half way, shot in the box deflected over

4:29pm

Basham takes ball down with his right just inside the box, shoots with his left wildly over

4:27pm

Blackpool sub -69: Chopra for Davies

4:27pm

Trippier booked after protesting a foul given against him, looked to have won the ball.

4:22pm

Two huge penalty appeals against Arfield and then Vokes overlooked by referee

4:18pm

Mee cross then shot both blocked behind for corners

4:13pm

Trippier back in play

4:12pm

Arfield hits the near angle with left foot cross shot from the touchline

4:11pm

Right back is still down, receiving treatment to his right foot/ankle

4:11pm

Bishop booked for poor challenge on Trippier

4:08pm

Shackell misses Heaton's shout and heads ball straight to Ince, who fires wide from distance

4:06pm

Arfield encouraged to shoot on finding himself in possession in similar territory

4:05pm

Lay-off by Mee on the left, Arfield wrapped his right foot around it and left Gilks rooted to the spot as ball sailed into top right corner

4:04pm

Arfield 2-1

4:02pm

Closely followed by Burnley

4:01pm

Blackpool have braved the increasingly chilly elements and are first out of the tunnel for the second half.

3:47pm

Half-time: Burnley 1, Blackpool 1 - a lively end-to-end first period.

3:46pm

One minute of stoppage time

3:42pm

Ings stooping header saved by Gilks

3:40pm

Great solo effort by Ings, really dug in to fashion the chance but ball rolls agonisingly wide of left post

3:36pm

Another save from Heaton, this time from Davies, low down, pushed around the post 

3:32pm

Gosling takes hit Duff with a high foot, but defender soon gets back to his feet

3:31pm

Gosling was slow to be picked up after Ince crossed from the right, Heaton clawed the ball out at his left post. Looked a certain goal

3:30pm

Unbelievable save from Heaton to deny Dan Gosling

3:26pm

Arfield cross drops for Kightly, who chests down but left foot effort is blocked in the box

3:26pm

Burnley get Blackpool on the back foot from the restart. Defence looks hesitant, Clarets will be hopeful of capitalising on that

3:25pm

Cathcart bundles in from close range following Ince inswinging corner

3:24pm

Mee blocks Ince cross behind for a corner

blackpool 1-1

3:17pm

Should be 1-1, Ince worked a glorious opening for Ferguson, who side foots wide

3:14pm

Shackell with an important tackle on Ince in the box as Blackpool look for an opening

3:11pm

Kightly worked another opening, Blackpool scramble clear to avoid a quickfire second 

3:10pm

Just the start Burnley needed

3:10pm

Kightly cross from the left of the box was volleyed by Arfield at far post, blocked behind by Jack Robinson to earn the corner, which Jones rolled to Ings, dummied by Duff. Ings struck low first time through bodies and beyond Gilks

3:08pm

Ings 1-0

3:02pm

Comes to nothing

3:02pm

First corner to Burnley

3:01pm

Blackpool kick us off

2:54pm

Blackpool: Matt Gilks, Jack Robinson, Kirk Broadfoot, Craig Cathcart, Chris Basham, Neal Bishop, Dan Gosling, Barry Ferguson, Stephen Dobbie, Thomas Ince, Steven Davies.

Subs: Tony Warner, Robert Harris, Tyler Blackett, Michael Chopra, Marvin Zeegelaar, Tom Barkhuizen.

2:51pm

BURNLEY: Tom Heaton, Kieran Trippier, Michael Duff, Jason Shackell, Ben Mee, Michael Kightly, David Jones, Dean Marney, Scott Arfield; Sam Vokes, Danny Ings.

Subs: Alex Cisak, Danny Lafferty, Keith Treacy, Junior Stanislas, Brian Stock, David Edgar, Kevin Long.

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