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Clarets boss eyeing City scalp

24th January 2019, 10:45 by Alex Jack

Burnley manager Sean Dyche feels his team are capable of causing an FA Cup upset when they face Manchester City on Saturday.

The Clarets make the short trip to the Etihad Stadium looking to end the Citizens hopes of the quadruple this season by seeing off Pep Guardiola's side in the fourth round of the competition.

Dyche is fully aware of the challenge ahead for his players having lost 5-0 to City earlier in the season but feels that on their day, his Burnley side can cause an upset against anyone in the competition.

He told reporters: "Who knows at Manchester City? You know you’ve got to play well, they’ve got to field a different team, they might have a bad day, the officials might go with you, but the fact is, strange results can happen.

"No one can put their finger on it, year after year, but the cup changes teams and mentalities.

"But we will need all those things because they are an absolute top side and they can change all 11 and still put our a team of worldwide stars."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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