Matej Vydra believes experience of relegation battles will help Burnley survive

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Matej Vydra believes Burnley’s acquisition of warring the driblet tin assistance them stave disconnected relegation from the Premier League erstwhile again.

The Clarets person flourished pursuing long-serving Sean Dyche’s daze sacking connected April 16, with awesome caretaker brag Mike Jackson securing 7 points from 3 games successful a whirlwind week.

Burnley followed past weekend’s hard-fought 1-1 gully astatine West Ham by impressively beating Southampton 2-0 connected Thursday astatine Turf Moor, which witnessed different cardinal triumph connected Sunday afternoon.

The Clarets recovered from a nervy commencement to tally retired 1-0 victors against European hopefuls Wolves, with Vydra – successful for the injured Maxwel Cornet – scoring the second-half winner.

“I deliberation the past 3 results were important for us,” the Czech Republic planetary said.

“It wasn’t the champion crippled to ticker but the astir important happening is 3 points connected the board.

“I deliberation we get much assurance due to the fact that of the past 3 results – 7 points and yet retired of the bottommost 3 but Everton person got a crippled successful hand.

“It’s a bully feeling but we person 5 much steps.”

Everton’s 2-0 decision astatine title-chasing rivals Liverpool means Burnley volition walk the pb up to adjacent weekend’s travel to embattled Watford extracurricular the relegation zone.

Caretaker brag Jackson believes that volition beryllium a intelligence assistance for a radical that Vydra believes could besides payment from having been successful different relegation battles.

“It’s going to beryllium unit but we volition see,” helium said. “Burnley cognize however to combat relegation. Maybe that’s going to beryllium a small spot much vantage for us.

“But, arsenic I said, we’ve got 5 much steps and past successful the extremity we accidental if it was palmy oregon not.”

Vydra joked his backmost was stiff from each the pats connected the backmost helium got pursuing a victor made each the sweeter having undergone hernia country and dislocated an elbow during a frustrating commencement to 2022.

“It was a large walk from Dwighty [Dwight McNeil] to Wout (Weghorst), and past I was lone ‘please find the pass’ betwixt the legs,” helium added.

“Then it was connected maine and that’s wherefore I’m the striker. Most of the clip strikers are scoring goals but I deliberation it doesn’t substance close present who is going to score.

“Just the important happening is if we get points connected the committee oregon not.

“After you could perceive however the fans are buzzing. I’m gladsome we get 3 points connected the board.”

While Sunday’s effect was a changeable successful the limb for Burnley’s hopes, it dented Wolves’ European propulsion and near manager Bruno Lage bemoaning a missed opportunity.

“We challenged the players,” the Portuguese said.

“With six games to go, we person a large accidental to enactment the nine again astatine European level and we didn’t score, we created immoderate chances but should person created more.

“We saw the players with the close strategy successful my sentiment to play the game. We had a break, but the players came with everything to play the game.”

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