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Burnley boss Vincent Kompany's thoughts on 1-1 draw with Luton

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Fresh off a 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town, the Clarets got off to a good start as Dan Potts equalized in the fifth minute.

Burnley struggled with the physicality of their visitors in the first half, but the introduction of new signing Manuel Benson at half-time allowed Josh Brownhill to level matters and the Clarets dominated the second half without finding a winner, thus closing the game. has changed.

Company said: Brought to the table and then we matched everything, we got the second ball, we were aggressive, we got a lot of balls, the energy started to come into our performance and we could see the fans lift. I made it.

BURNLEY, UNITED KINGDOM – AUGUST 6: Josh Brownhill of Burnley FC takes on opponents during the Skybet Championship match between Burnley and Luton Town on Turf Moor on August 6, 2022 in Burnley, England. I signaled my teammate in the penalty box. (Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)

“In the second half, the players performed better and there were a lot of positives to come out of the game.

“It wouldn’t be the first time in my life that I’ve made a mistake, but it’s a playoff team[Luton]the way they’re set up and they know very well what needs to be done. I think they’re very good at what they do and I’m impressed with how they handled that aspect of the game.

“We managed to create chances in the second half.

And as for Benson, with his evocative pace and direct running, fans were left out: “He only trained with the team a few times and there are so many details in modern football that wear players out. I want to tell the players before the pitch.

“At the end of the day, like any manager, if the game needed him, that’s what we did.

“We talked about what a player like him could bring and that’s exactly what you saw – we couldn’t handle a one-on-one situation. We had space in the first half, We had the same space in the second half… Couldn’t threaten enough.

“Sometimes on Dara’s side, we came in a few times and crosses came in, but you needed it from both sides and Benson came in and changed the game. You have to call it Is there a

What is worrisome is that despite all of their possessions, Burnley went above 70% on their second consecutive goal and failed to make the most of Luton keeper Ethan Horvath. Half yes, sure.

“We can always produce more.

“You can have possession or not, but it’s hard to produce much more than in the second half. And we didn’t give anything. We controlled the game too. We weren’t dealing with torpedoes, and we were able to hit our 90-minute target and have the match where we wanted it.”