Burnley manager relishing promotion chase; unconcerned by rivals

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Burnley sit top of the Championship on goal difference, with only two games left to play.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has told Sky Sports how he is relishing the promotion battle his side are currently embroiled in.

Speaking to the FL72 Podcast, Dyche also commented how he is not concerned by how his side's rivals are performing:

"We are working very hard at our game to make sure we deliver the performances to get us results. But we are certainly enjoying the challenge and have been all season. We've made a good show of looking after ourselves and not really overthinking everyone else."

The Clarets have enjoyed a fine run of form since the turn of the year, and are unbeaten in the league since Boxing Day, a run which spans 21 games, and includes 14 victories.

Second placed Middlesbrough head to Birmingham City tomorrow night, while the Lancashire outfit have to wait until Monday for their match against Queens Park Rangers, and Dyche is urging focus ahead of what is a hugely important game:

"I explain to the team all the time with clarity what we need to focus on and that's the next performance so it's for other people to debate the ins and outs."

With Middlesbrough and Brighton & Hove Albion set to face each other on the last day of the season, Burnley hold the advantage in the race for promotion.

There are many variables of what may or may not happen, but one thing is certain - two victories from the Clarets' final two games will ensure promotion to England's top tier.

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