Sean Dyche: Burnley can stay in Premier League this season

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Clarets will and desire fantastic - Dyche

Burnley boss Sean Dyche says his team can achieve the "impossible" and avoid relegation from the Premier League.

The Clarets' second successive victory - a 2-1 win at Stoke on Saturday - means they sit in the bottom three on goal difference alone.

"We can do what is deemed impossible and make it possible," said Dyche, 43. "We have been written off by everyone.

"At the start of the season I said we were one of the biggest underdogs in many years."

Danny Ings scored twice inside the first 13 minutes at the Britannia Stadium to put Burnley in control. However, Stoke battled back and reduced the arrears through Jon Walters' 32nd-minute strike.

The hosts applied sustained late pressure, but Burnley held on to add to the three points they earned against Hull before the international break.

"We took a 2-0 lead and I thought we deserved it with our counter-attacking football," said Dyche. "At 2-0 down Stoke had nothing to lose. They kept coming at us.

"Our will and desire to win was fantastic, but that's something that you have to build and work on. Our players are learning and developing.

"We know we're never going to roll through the Premier League, slotting the ball around. We have to win and we did that, but we have to find different ways of winning.

"Now we have two wins, but we need more."

Burnley, who were promoted from the Championship last season, now have two home games to look forward to, against Aston Villa and Newcastle.

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