Sean Dyche admits his decision to play three centre-backs against Tottenham was a success and will not be a one-off.
Dyche opted to employ the system for the first time in six years at Wembley and the Clarets managed to thwart the talented Spurs front line until Christian Eriksen’s injury-time strike gave the hosts all three points.
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The result left the Turf Moor outfit 18th in the Premier League standings and with the prospect of another tough trip to north London at the weekend to take on Arsenal.
It remains to be seen if the manager goes with the same set-up against the Gunners but he certainly feels it could be a productive tactic when visiting some of the league’s big-hitters.
“I think it’s something we would consider again – we didn’t just do it for a gimmick, we did it because we thought it could be effective,” he said. “In many ways, it was. “The hardship when you come to these places is then being effective on the attacking side – how many times can you get that real moment of truth to open them up?”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.