EFL Cup - First Round
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Port Vale 1-0 Burnley

Sam Vokes shoots at goal past Richard Duffy

League One Port Vale reached the League Cup second round with a late home victory over Championship side Burnley.

Byron Moore converted at the far post eight minutes from time to settle a contest of few clear chances.

The 26-year-old's shot appeared to have been cleared off the line, but the goal was awarded after the referee conferred with his assistant.

Burnley, who were relegated from the Premier League last season, went closest through striker George Boyd.

Port Vale manager Rob Page:

"I was very pleased with the performance and obviously the result.

"There was a buzz around the ground tonight and it would be great to have a cup run for the players, the staff and of course the supporters.

"The boys took the form they showed at Crewe on Saturday into tonight and on this occasion we got the result.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche:

"I'm not so sure there are any shocks in this competition any more.

"There seems to be several in this round every season and unfortunately we've succumbed and Port Vale have claimed a scalp.

"Credit to them because they worked hard to get the result. I felt we did a lot of things well, but we didn't have that edge in the top third of the pitch and have conceded towards the end."

Line-ups

Port Vale

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 21Alnwick
  • 2Purkiss
  • 4StreeteBooked at 32minsSubstituted forInnissat 45'minutes
  • 6Duffy
  • 3Dickinson
  • 19Moore
  • 11Foley
  • 42GrantBooked at 8mins
  • 27AndohSubstituted forKellyat 81'minutes
  • 10Dodds
  • 20Leitch-SmithSubstituted forIkpeazuat 70'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 7Birchall
  • 9Ikpeazu
  • 12Johnson
  • 14Daniel
  • 17Brown
  • 18Kelly
  • 26Inniss

Burnley

Formation 4-4-2

  • 22Gilks
  • 27DarikwaBooked at 60mins
  • 4Duff
  • 6Mee
  • 23Ward
  • 21Boyd
  • 37ArfieldBooked at 32mins
  • 15TaylorBooked at 55minsSubstituted forJutkiewiczat 84'minutes
  • 11Kightly
  • 10VossenSubstituted forSordellat 65'minutes
  • 9Vokes

Substitutes

  • 1Heaton
  • 14Jones
  • 17Sordell
  • 19Jutkiewicz
  • 34Anderson
  • 38Dummigan
  • 43Jackson
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
4,634

Match Stats

Home TeamPort ValeAway TeamBurnley
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home1
Away1
Corners
Home2
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Port Vale 1, Burnley 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Port Vale 1, Burnley 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale).

  4. Post update

    Stephen Ward (Burnley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    George Boyd (Burnley) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the left side of the box.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stephen Ward (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Jak Alnwick.

  8. Booking

    Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Port Vale).

  10. Post update

    Ben Mee (Burnley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sam Vokes (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Burnley. Lukas Jutkiewicz replaces Matthew Taylor.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Port Vale 1, Burnley 0. Byron Moore (Port Vale) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Port Vale. Sam Kelly replaces Ebo Andoh.

  15. Post update

    Ebo Andoh (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Tendayi Darikwa (Burnley).

  17. Post update

    Richard Duffy (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Marvin Sordell (Burnley).

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Matthew Taylor (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ebo Andoh (Port Vale) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.