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Clarets revival hailed by Cork

25th February 2019, 04:05 by Michael Holland

Burnley star Jack Cork says the feel-good factor is back as the Clarets continue to climb up the Premier League table.

Sean Dyche's side stretched their unbeaten run to eight games with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham at Turf Moor, denting the visitors' title chances.

All the goals came in the second half, with the returning Harry Kane quickly cancelling out Chris Wood's opener before Ashley Barnes tapped in the winner with seven minutes remaining.

Spurs often dominated possession but struggled to find a way through and Cork felt Sean Dyche's men fully deserved all three points as the revival continues.

"Although we didn't have a lot of possession, I think we probably deserved the win in the end," he said.

"It was never going to be an easy game but I feel like we limited them to crosses and shots from outside the box for the majority of the game. We had a plan, we stuck to it, and it worked.

"You look at the fixtures and you think games against the big six, anything you get is a big bonus. For us to get three points against them at this stage of the season is huge. There's just a real good feeling since the start of this calendar year."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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