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Dyche is happy that Burnley turned their season around

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 22: Ashley Barnes and Burnley team mates shake hands during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Burnley FC at Stamford Bridge on April 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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The Clarets’ manager believes that it was around Christmas when everything changed as his team has almost guaranteed a place for next season’s English Premier League.

Burnley is currently in the 15th position of the English Premier League table with 40 points. The team has won 11 times this season, drawing seven times, and suffering 17 defeats.

And the team is virtually saved from relegation, which can help them develop better for next season’s action.

“Around Christmas time we had to look at it and remind ourselves what got us down the years to where we are,” manager Sean Dyche told the club’s official site.

“That is doing ‘the wrong side of the game’ and doing it well. Since Christmas, I think we’ve outrun every opposition we’ve played.”

“You have to find a way of being competitive. You have to find a way of taking on the challenge and I think we’ve done that, year on year,” he added.

“We stay focused on the team and I think that’s been a really powerful thing for us because we believe in the players and they’ve paid us back with that belief from Christmas onwards.”

There are three matches left in Burnley’s 2018-2019 season: this Sunday against Manchester City, then they will visit Everton on May 3rd, and on May 12th the Clarets will host Arsenal.