CHARLIE Taylor knows full well that boss Sean Dyche will not let the Clarets coast to the end of the season.

Chris Wood's double fired them to a 2-0 win over Cardiff on Saturday and moved them 11 points clear of Neil Warnock's men who occupy the final relegation place in the Premier League.

With only a handful of games to play, Burnley have four left while the Bluebirds, Southampton and Brighton below them all have matches in hand, Dyche's men look all but safe.

Taylor insists however there will be no let-up from the Clarets who have pulled themselves away from danger in 2019.

"The win was huge," the 25-year-old said.

"It’s so nice to look at the table and see us so far away from the drop zone with a lot of points on the board.

“It takes the pressure off us now with four really tough games to go but he (Dyche) won’t let us rest on our laurels so we go again and keep climbing that table."

The Cardiff game included several controversial moments.

Mike Dean overturned the decision to award the visitors a penalty against Ben Mee for handball with the hosts leading 1-0 at the time, the Clarets defender having headed the ball onto his arm.

One of the Bluebirds' other complaints on the day came after Taylor and Aron Gunnarsson went down in a tangle in the area.

"I’ve not seen it back but at the time I didn’t think mine was a penalty but a few people have said it might be so I can’t say anything," the full back said.

“I don’t think Ben Mee was denying it hit his hand but the rule is if it was deliberate and there’s no way that was deliberate so I think the referee was right to over-rule it.

"For me it shouldn’t be a penalty."

The vital victory was one where Taylor again linked up well with rising star Dwight McNeil down the left.

The 19-year-old had a hand in both of Wood's goals as his stock continues to rise, the winger's development one of the highlights of the campaign.

"I’ve hit it off straight away with him.," said Taylor.

"He’s a huge talent and someone I’ve enjoyed playing every minute with.

"I know when I give him the ball I’m going to get it back.”

The three points continued Burnley's upturn in fortunes in 2019, Taylor is one of many who sees the 5-1 defeat at home to Everton on Boxing Day as a real turning point in the season.

“I think after the Everton game that was a real eye-opener and we knew that if we didn’t sort it out then we’d be in real trouble," said the former Leeds United man.

"It was in our hands and we’ve done well.

"The second half of the season our form has been up there with the best in this league.”

The Clarets are next in action at Chelsea on Easter Monday with a tough run in also including games at home to Manchester City and Arsenal either side of a trip to Everton.