Burnley inflicts Leicester's third EPL loss in row

Burnley boss Sean Dyche does not expect any fresh injury concerns for his side's Premier League game against Leicester at Turf Moor on Tuesday.

Sam Vokes, the Burnley forward, handled the ball as he controlled Michael Keane's knockdown from a Scott Arfield corner in the 87th minute.

Burnley have taken all but one of their 29 points at Turf Moor this season while Leicester, with 21 points from 23 games, have yet to win away from home in the current campaign and are now perilously close to the drop zone.

It was Burnley who nearly struck early, as Ashley Barnes outpaced Wes Morgan to reach Andre Gray's flicked header before driving a shot across goal and wide.

Vardy appealed for a penalty after he went to ground when clean through on goal after tangling with Heaton, but his claims were ignored and Burnley resumed their pressure.

Burnley were on top for large parts of the match with Andre Gray, Ashley Barnes and Jeff Hendrick all having efforts on the goal.

Leicester's Wes Morgan wasted the best chance of the first 45 with a header from a Daniel Drinkwater free-kick which flew over the bar just before the break. Joey Barton, making his first EPL start since returning from a short stint in Scotland with Rangers, was inches away from breaking the deadlock with a long-range effort just minutes after the restart.

But the last word went to Vokes after Keane connected with Arfield's corner and the Wales striker bundled the ball into the net.

Andre Gray should have wrapped the match up on 77 minutes when he made an angled run into the area, but shot straight at Schmeichel's body when there were team-mates screaming out for a cross.



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