We know there is still work to be done
It’s Wolves tonight and that brings Nuno Espirito Santo to Turf Moor for a third time as he looks to build on his team’s 2-1 win against Chelsea last time out.
The scored last to win that game but ahead of the game at the Turf he said: “It’s going to be a new game, it’s going to be a new challenge for us from what we did against Chelsea, and the game before. It’s a process and the idea is that we have to improve. Monday is going to be totally different, so you cannot rely on what we did before. We have to make things happen and that is what we’ll try. Not with words, but with actions.
Speaking about the Clarets, Nuno added: “Burnley is a tough opponent with their own specific way, which we will try to impose our idea better on the pitch than their idea. I have a lot of admiration for Burnley, for the group of players that are there; honest, hard working, I have a lot of admiration for Sean, the way he can consistently, over the course of all of the seasons, that they are able to compete well.
“Monday will be very tough for us, and a huge admiration for Burnley, as a club, as a squad, and always very competitive against us.”
Since the defeat at Manchester City, Sean Dyche has seen us go in a run of three games without defeat and said: “We’ve picked up a nice five points from three tough games and two more clean sheets, but nothing is solved. It’s a season’s work, but once again we have found a base to work from when we get the basics right.
“Now it’s adding to that in the attacking framework to turn draws into wins. It’s not an easy thing to do, so I am really happy with the way things have turned around, especially with the clean sheets. We have to find goals; we know that and finding that balance we’ve looked for many times before is important. While we are doing that, the key thing, when we’re not quite effective at the front end of the pitch, is to be effective at the back. Historically, we’ve found that balance, so I’m certainly not going to start picking it to pieces, but we know there is still work to be done, particularly in the attacking sense.”
It will be another tough game against Wolves and Dyche added: “They are a good outfit and have been for a couple of seasons now. They’ve had a couple of injuries and we pass on our best wishes to Raul Jiménez. They can affect you in different ways and they have to be taken very seriously. Historically we’ve had good results against them actually, but we’ll have to work hard to ensure we continue that.”Share this page :