Full time: Burnley 1 Plymouth 1 (AET, Burnley won 3-2 on penalties)
10:55pm Tuesday 28th August 2012 in Sport
BRIAN Jensen was the hero last night as he saved three spotkicks in Burnley’s dramatic 3-2 penalty shoot-out victory over Plymouth Argyle at Turf Moor – to book his side’s place in the third round of the Capital One Cup.
The Clarets were taken all the way by their League Two visitors, with the tie finishing 1-1 after extra-time, but Brian Stock netted the decisive spot-kick to send the home side through.
Sam Vokes and Steven Hewitt were Burnley’s other penalty goalscorers, although Ross Wallace had his spot-kick saved and Junior Stanislas blazed over.
But Jensen was in top form to deny three Plymouth players.
Charlie Austin’s close-range finish on 37 minutes gave Burnley the advantage over Argyle.
The striker bagged his 10th goal in his last 13 games as he converted Marvin Bartley’s classy cross.
It was otherwise a low key game between the Clarets and the Pilgrims, who are 91st in the football pyramid.
But in stoppage time, the home side were left shocked when Plymouth were awarded a penalty for Vokes’ push on Paris CowanHall.
Robbie Williams sent his spot kick past Jensen to take the tie into extra-time.
There was very little drama in the additional 30 minutes, before Jensen came to his side’s rescue in the shoot-out.