Sean Dyche on Burnley's season, belief & celebrating

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Burnley 1-0 Hull: Sean Dyche 'delighted' with first league win

Burnley's first Premier League victory of the season can help transform their campaign, says manager Sean Dyche.

The Clarets beat Hull 1-0 at Turf Moor thanks to a second-half header from striker Ashley Barnes.

Burnley are still bottom of the table on seven points but Dyche claims the outlook has changed.

"The season is reshaping already. That three points already gives it a different twist. It's amazing how much difference a win makes," Dyche said.

The last time Burnley went longer without a win from the start of a season was a 14-match streak in 1970-71.

But Dyche felt the victory, their first since a 1-0 win over Ipswich in the Championship on 26 April, was always going to come.

"We knew we would win a game. A marker has been laid down now," said the 43-year-old.

"But it is literally one game, so now it's about two, three, four or five and whether we can go on the road and take that forward."

Dyche on Burnley's belief

Ashley Barnes
Ashley Barnes, centre, scored his first goal since Burnley's 2-0 win over Wigan in the Championship back in April

"I believe in the players here and the believe hashtag of the club has been built from the beginning of last season through to where we are now.

"It's great for everyone. We believe and I want the fans to believe and I think they do.

"The thing they certainly believe is that we have a manager, a staff and a playing squad who will give them everything."

Dyche on his players celebrating

Ashley Barnes
Burnley striker Ashley Barnes scored his first Premier League goal against Hull

"The players didn't go overboard about it. Our internal view is different to the outside view. We have been frustrated by games and felt we deserved wins already, and haven't got them.

"We have a great honesty here and a great positive reality within the group. They get the situation.

"Someone said to me last week about being 'cock-a-hoop' - the players are not cock-a-hoop. But they are very pleased their work has got them a reward, which is their first win."

Dyche on Burnley's tough start

Sean Dyche
Before this win over Hull, Burnley boss Sean Dyche last tasted victory back in April

"Let's not forget we've played six of the top 10. That can't be underestimated, but there are teams who are not superpowers and it's now about how we combine performances to win games at the right time, while not forgetting we can beat anyone.

"There have been a couple of days when it hasn't gone our way, but that can happen in any division, and certainly in the Premier League.

"Generally though, I think performances have been decent and we should have scored more goals, of course."

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