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Joey Barton

Leeds United lost against Burnley in the Championship on Saturday.

Leeds United failed to return to winning ways in the Championship on Saturday afternoon, as they went down 1-0 to Burnley away from home.

Scott Arfield found the bottom corner with a low angled shot after just 60 seconds, and that proved to be the difference between the two sides at Turf Moor.

The West Yorkshire outfit did not play badly, but striker Chris Wood failed to take two good chances.

One of the players who played relatively well in the game was Joey Barton, who joined Burnley in the summer transfer window after leaving Queens Park Rangers at the end of last season.

The former Newcastle United and Manchester City midfielder stated the match against Leeds and played for the entire 90 minutes.

Barton played his usual combative role and earned a yellow card, but he showed the spirit and determination in midfield that Leeds have been lacking for most of this season (see photos below)

The Englishman took one shot, had a pass accuracy of 77%, put in one cross, won 40% of his tackles, and made two interceptions, two clearances and three blocks.

The 33-year-old midfielder has been one of the best players in the Championship this campaign, and has scored two goals and created 22 chances in 32 league matches.

Barton has a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 33%, and has won 54 headers, 10 dribbles and 70 tackles.

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