Burnley are spot on in race for promotion
Updated 9:06am Wednesday 26th March 2014 in Sport
MANAGER Sean Dyche felt Burnley should have had a penalty before the one which set the Clarets on their way to a 2-0 win over Doncaster.
Rovers boss Paul Dickov contested the award for a push on Ashley Barnes, with Sam Vokes converting his second penalty in as many games to break the deadlock early in the second half.
But Dyche felt there had been a more obvious foul on Barnes in the first half which went unpunished.
Dickov argued: "I did not think it was a penalty at the time and we just watched it numerous times and we still do not know why it has been given.
"For that to happen 20 seconds into the second half it is a massive, massive moment in the game."
But Dyche countered: "In the first half we had an absolutely stonewaller of a penalty on Ashley Barnes, so if you're going to look on the balance of play, we haven't got one but we've got the other."
"We've had our own share of things not given for us so I understand Paul Dickov's frustration, I've been him on a number of occasions. We've had seven penalties not given this season."
Vokes, who scored the second in Saturday's 3-0 win at Charlton from the spot, was clinical again.
Junior Stanislas finished well to stretch Burnley's unbeaten league run to 16 games.
The Clarets have not been beaten at Turf Moor in the Championship in 23 games and have gone to within three points of leaders Leicester City, who they play at home this weekend.
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