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Clarets' defensive display pleases Mee

3rd April 2019, 14:27 by Craig Smithson

Burnley's vital 2-0 win against Wolves at Turf Moor was built on a "good defensive display", according to stopper Ben Mee.

The Clarets went into the game on a run of four straight defeats and had slipped towards the relegation places, with just two points separating them from third-bottom Cardiff ahead of kick-off.

However, an own goal from Conor Coady and Dwight McNeil's killer second in the second half secured a vital three points for Sean Dyche's men.

And while goals win games, Mee was quick to highlight the backline's display as they picked up a first clean sheet in nine league games.

He told the Lancashire telegraph: "We knew they were going to come here and have a fair bit of the ball.

"They've got good internationals, good experienced players, technically gifted players and it was always going to be a tough game.

"There was a good mentality out there, we felt that we were going to go on and win the game. We seem to come out of these games with the right results.

"Everyone worked hard for each other, it was a good defensive display."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

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