Burnley 1-1 Hull: Wasteful Clarets held by Tigers
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Burnley were left frustrated as the Clarets failed to turn dominance into three points, they could only manage a 1-1 draw with Hull City at Turf Moor.

Ozan Tufan continued his excellent start to the season, scoring his second of the season from an Oscar Estupinan flick with half an hour played to put the Tigers in front.

The hosts were soon level as Jay Rodriguez finished from close range after receiving a cross from Ian Maatsen.

Burnley sit 10th in the EFL Championship table with five points from their opening four matches while Hull remain second, one point behind leaders Blackburn Rovers.

Story of the match

Vincent Kompany made three changes to a Burnley side that were defeated by fellow relegated side Watford last time out. Jack Cork, Vitinho and Rodriguez were named to the starting XI with Dara Costelloe, Manuel Benson and Ashley Barnes on the bench.

Shota Arveladze named an unchanged Hull side after the Tigers defeated Norwich City on the weekend.

Rodriguez was out of the traps early, a half-volley attempt from 20-yards away going just wide of the right upright.

Three minutes later, his next chance was covered by Hull goalkeeper Matt Ingram after a defender had slipped. Josh Brownhill then fired a free kick narrowly over.

Their aggressive style nearly cost the Clarets as a short back pass from Charlie Taylor saw Estupinan clear, but it hit Arijaenet Muric and went wide.

At the other end, Tobias Figueiredo slipped, allowing Rodriguez' shot from an acute angle, Ingram did well to block with his chest.

On 25 minutes, Hull were in front. A volleyed clearance by Figueiredo went to Estupinan, who glanced a header to Tufan who had made an unmarked run through the centre and Muric.

Maatsen saw his volley held by Ingram, but Burnley's next passage of play led to the equalizer as Josh Cullen's sublime pass to Maatsen was crossed by the Dutchman to Rodriguez, who tapped home from six yards.

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In the closing moments of the first half, the lively Maatsen nearly registered his second assist of the evening, floating a cross that Cullen met, but headed wide.

Three minutes into the second half, Tufan played an inch-perfect pass to Estupinan, who was only denied from a goal-line clearance by Taylor Harwood-Bellis.

The Burnley defender then made a surging run, playing the ball to Vitinho through Connor Roberts, but Ingram held on to the Brazilian's effort.

At the other end, Regan Slater led a counterattack as he fed Allahyar Sayyadmanesh, his strike parried by Muric onto the near post. 

The hosts nearly went in front in the 64th minute, a Rodriguez flick finding Brownhill, but his strike could only hit the side netting as the Clarets continued to waste good opportunities.

Brownhill then brought down a lovely lofted pass by Cullen and he set up Rodriguez, his shot at Ingram lacking power and conviction, untroubling the 'keeper.

Nathan Tella came on for his home debut, replacing Samuel Bastien with Benson also entering the match at the same time. 

Muric then had to be alert to a fierce drive by Benjamin Tetteh and at the other end, Maatsen teed up Benson, but he went woefully wide to sum up the hosts' troubles in front of goal.

Player of the match: Taylor Harwood-Bellis

While Burnley had 77 percent of the possession and had relatively little to contend with in their own end, when they did, the on-loan Manchester City centre-back was always in the perfect position and didn't give the ball away. A top-class performance.
 

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