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Burnley squeeze their way into the FA Cup quarter-finals, continuing a wonderous first season under Vincent Kompany that has the clarets top of the Championship, and now just one game away from a Wembley semi-final. Fleetwood's FA Cup journey ends here sadly, but with a backs-to-the-wall performance as good as that one, coach Scott Brown can be assured that his side will, if necessary, defend their way up the table in League One, with a late march into the play-offs not entirely out of the question based on their showing at Turf Moor.
Fleetwood's defence proved unbeatable for almost the entire game, creaking just at the wrong moment as Roberts' winner slid past Lynch. Shaun Rooney was the busiest of their five-man backline, with the wing-back engaging in 29 total duels, by far the most in the game, and winning nine of these, including four of 14 in the air. The constant pressure applied by Taylor, Zaroury and the rest saw him make five tackles, one interception and six clearances, winning the ball three times. What's more, he was shown a yellow card after 54 minutes, yet was involved in everything as Fleetwood did their best to hold Burnley back for 89 furious minutes.
Burnley left it very, very late, but that last-gasp winner from substitute Roberts seals the shakiest of passages into the last eight of the FA Cup. Down to 10 men, it was always going to be a tall order for Fleetwood to even force extra time, never mind win the game, but staunch, resolute defence for the entire half almost paid dividends. Chances rained down from everywhere and everyone (almost), but Lynch and his dogged five-man defence kept Burnley at bay right up until the clock turned red. Roberts' late winner, which was scrambled in as desperately as Fleetwood's attempts to prevent it, proved decisive though, and their slender victory ensures that a brilliant season at Turf Moor will continue on two fronts.
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FULL-TIME: BURNLEY 1-0 FLEETWOOD TOWN.
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Vela slid in wildly on Gudmundsson as Burnley turned the ball over in midfield, and is booked by the referee after that passage of play comes to an end.
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Burnley break at speed from that Fleetwood corner and Gudmundsson looks to pick out a plethora of options to his right, but Warrington slides across to deflect the ball back to his goalkeeper!
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Fleetwood win the ball high up the pitch and Rooney thunders a long throw into the area but Vitinho heads it behind for the Fishermen's first corner of the entire game!
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SAVED!!! Tella skips in between two players before crossing from the right. It's knocked half-clear in the box but drops to Twine, who rattles the ball goalwards and straight into the gloves of Lynch!
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We're into FIVE added minutes at the end of this game, with Burnley, finally into the lead, hoping it passes as quickly as possible!
Vitinho's scrambling finish on the turn looked to be heading for goal, bar a superhuman effort from Lynch, but Roberts was just about onside to back-heel it in on the goal line!
GOOOOAALLL!!! Burnley win it late!!! Taylor's 20-yard effort is stopped brilliantly by Lynch, but Tella heads the ball back across the face and Vitinho turns it goalwards. A scrambling Lynch looks like he might get there, but it's flicked into the back of the net by Roberts on the line to give Burnley the 1-0 lead they've chased all game long! Fleetwood's heroic resistance is finally broken at the death, as pandemonium is sparked in the stands at Turf Moor!
SAVED!!! Al Dakhil finds Dervisoglu in the box with a brilliant ball through the crowd, but his first-time shot is parried away by a strong hand from Lynch down to his left!!!
Andrew is next off for Fleetwood, and defender Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu replaces him for the last few moments of normal time.
Gudmundsson's cross is headed down to Twine inside the area, and his half-volley is deflected away yet again, this time by Earl!
With his numerous options in the box blocked off, Cullen goes for goal from the edge of it again, and Nsiala is the man who intervenes once more as he blocks it away for the Fishermen!
A long ball forward from the back has Dervisoglu sprinting after it, but Lynch races out of his goal to claim the ball just inside the area.
Tella whips a teasing ball across the face of goal at pace, but no-one in a claret and blue shirt can get there quick enough to tap it home for the hosts!
Foster has been busy but wasteful up front for Burnley, and he's replaced late on by Halil Dervisoglu.
OVER!! Roberts' square pass on the edge of the box is dummied by Gudmundsson, and Al Dakhil shoots first-time from the edge of the box, but the defender's effort sails just over the bar as Burnley misfire once more!
It's been over 50 minutes since Fleetwood last had a shot in this game, while they're yet to manage a single effort on target, as Burnley's dominance of possession, field position and chances becomes almost the dictionary definition of one-way traffic.
CHANCE!!! Vitinho's throughball puts Foster through on goal, but with Lynch advancing he crosses rather than shoot, finding only Nsiala in the goalmouth, who clears for Fleetwood!
Camped in the final third, Burnley attempt cross after cross and diagonal run after diagonal run into the box. All are repelled by Fleetwood, until Gudmundsson shoots from the edge of the area and sees his effort deflect straight into the waiting gloves of Lynch!
WIDE!!! Successive Burnley crosses come into the box, with the second met by Foster. His headed effort is bouncing wide, only for Al Dakhil to arrive and nestle the ball into the side netting!
Tella links up with Roberts on a right-sided overload and the latter crosses, but Andrew gets in the way once again to block the ball behind for a corner.
Unfortunately Zaroury can't continue, and Macedonian international Darko Churlinov replaces the starting winger with 16 minutes of normal time to go.
Burnley's six FA Cup goals this season have been scored by three different players, with Zaroury, Tella and Manuel Benson each netting a brace. The last team to have four different players net multiple goals in FA Cup matches in the same season were Tottenham in 2017-18, with Harry Kane, Son Heung-min, Fernando Llorente and Christian Eriksen getting onto the scoresheet.
Zaroury is down and receives lengthy treatment, forcing a short pause in the action, and it's worrying news for Vincent Kompany as one of his first-team regulars in the league limps gingerly off the pitch for further assessment.
OFF THE LINE!! A short Burnley corner is crossed to the back post by Gudmundsson, and Taylor's header is flapped at by Lynch. It's still going in, but Holgate is back there and heads the ball off the line to deny Burnley an opening goal!!
BLOCKED!!! Zaroury slips a peach of throughball into Roberts' path, and he cuts the ball back across the face. Tella arrives to shoot first-time, but Earl gets across to pull off a fantastic block!
MacAdam also comes off for the visitors, and Spaniard Carlos Mendes Gomes replaces him up top.
Robertson is off in Fleetwood's first change, and Daniel Batty replaces the Scot in midfield.
While Burnley have maintained a healthy possession rate of 79.1 per cent in this second half, Fleetwood have been able to string a fair few passes of their own together. Their 165 passes so far is much more than their average of 133.8 per 90 in the FA Cup this season, and they're playing against their highest standard of opposition yet!
Zaroury steps inside from the left and shoots low from the edge of the box. Foster gets a flick on the ball as it travels, but that doesn't stop the shot rolling straight into Lynch's gloves.
Brownhill also comes off, and hands the armband to his replacement Johann Gudmundsson.
Obafemi is also replaced, as on-loan Southampton forward Nathan Tella comes on out wide.
Burnley make their first changes of the game, the first of three seeing Beyer replaced by Connor Roberts.
A clever pair of touches takes Cullen between two defenders before being fouled right on the edge of the penalty area, and Burnley win a free-kick well within the shooting range of dead-ball specialist Twine.
CHANCE!!! Obafemi wins a header in the box and the ball drops slowly into the centre. Lynch comes for it, but not quick enough and Foster nips in with a low effort that rolls towards goal before Holgate clears!
Burnley flood forward once more and Zaroury fires a low cross towards the front post, but Nsiala is there again to hack it clear and away for the visitors!
WIDE!!! Burnley pack the Fleetwood box with claret shirts and Twine spreads the ball wide to Zaroury. He cuts onto his right foot and drills a low shot towards the near post, but it crashes into the side netting with Lynch beaten!
Zaroury hangs a cross towards the back post with Vitinho arriving late, but Andrew heads the ball safely behind to alleviate the chance, conceding a corner in the process!
Rooney trips Taylor as the two chase a long ball from the back, and the Fleetwood wing-back is booked for the foul on his opposite man.
Vitinho crosses for Obafemi from the right, but Holgate's flicked header gets the ball away and Fleetwood clear once more!
Al Dakhil is forward for Burnley and looks to find a pass from a tight angle in the box, but Nsiala intervenes to put the ball behind for a Clarets corner.
Taylor whips a swirling cross into the area that swerves in front of Lynch, but the Fleetwood 'keeper does well to anticipate the flight of the ball and plucks it out of the sky.
Hayes's sending off has seen Fleetwood re-jig their formation into a 5-3-1, with MacAdam leading the line on his own and Robertson dropping back into midfield alongside Vela and Warrington.
MacAdam kicks off the second half for Fleetwood, and we're back underway at Turf Moor!
We're back for the second half, and how will that red card alter Fleetwood's set-up as they look to hold firm, against a Burnley side who will certainly go for the jugular against their 10-man League One opponents.
Cullen has been the creative hub of Burnley's attack so far, and had one effort from distance blocked by Nsiala. He's completed more touches and passes than anyone else on the pitch, with 23 of the latter coming in the final third. Engaging in a game-high 11 duels, the Irish international has won nine, completing two dribbles and one successful aerial duel. He's also won possession nine times in total, winning two of three tackles and three free-kicks in the process.
It's goalless at half-time, with little to discuss until that straight red card for Fleetwood's Hayes blew the game wide open! As expected, Burnley have had most of the ball, but Fleetwood's compactness at the back as seen them forced into long-range efforts from Cullen, Vitinho, Taylor and Zaroury. Foster had Burnley's best chance running through on goal, but didn't really test Lynch. Following Hayes' straight red for a studs-up challenge to the chest of Cullen though, the Fleetwood goalkeeper could be in for a much busier second half with one fewer man in front of him.
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HALF-TIME: BURNLEY 0-0 FLEETWOOD TOWN.
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RED CARD!!!! He is off, and that wild challenge was always asking for trouble!!! Hayes keeps the ball well on the edge of the box and has a shot deflected into the air. He sticks his foot high into the air to win it back, but clatters studs-first into the chest of Cullen. The Burnley player is crumpled in a heap on the floor, and the referee shows a red card to the Fleetwood striker!
We'll play a solitary minute of added time to close out this cagey first half at Turf Moor.
Beyer wildly handles a ball inside from MacAdam, and although it's certainly a Fleetwood free-kick, it's rather baffling how the Burnley defender hasn't been booked there!
Fleetwood came into the game off the back of four consecutive clean sheets in League One, and their well-organised defending so far has limited Burnley to long shots from range, which are yet to really test Lynch between the Fishermen's sticks.
A loose Robertson pass is cut out by Twine, and he turns through one challenge before firing off a shot from the edge of the area, which Nsiala gets in the way of to block for Fleetwood!
Robertson's free-kick is crossed into the area, but it's a poor delivery and Burnley easily head the ball clear.
Warrington's long clearance has Hayes chasing after it, and he gets goal-side of Al Dakhil and wins the foul on the edge of Burnley's box.
Zaroury takes on two down the left and looks to cross, but is forced wider still by Vela and runs the ball out for a goal kick!
Quick inter-play between Brownhill and Obafemi sees the ball spread wide to Vitinho, but his low cross is well-taken by Lynch and Fleetwood promptly halt the attack.
SAVED!!! Vitinho's cross from the right is headed clear, but the ball comes out to Zaroury. He chests it down before smashing a half-volley goalwards, and the dipping effort is parried wide by Lynch in the bottom corner!
Fleetwood have won seven of their last 10 away matches in the FA Cup, though they’ve not won at a side from a higher division since their promotion into the professional divisions. Of those seven wins, six were against non-league sides and one against League Two's Crawley in December 2019.
SAVED!!! Burnley have several options in a packed box, but Twine passes back to Taylor on the edge. His first-time finish whistles through the crowd and is parried by Lynch, who regathers before any claret shirts close in!
Vitinho cuts inside from the right and finds Zaroury on the edge of the box. The full-back surges after the return ball and cuts it back into the six-yard box, but it's blocked behind for a corner by Holgate.
Burnley have been eliminated in their last six FA Cup fifth round ties, last reaching the quarter-finals 20 years ago in 2002-03, beating Fulham in the last 16 that season.
WIDE!!! Cullen finds Taylor, who drives for goal, letting rip from 25 yards and flashing the ball just wide of the far post!
Twine's low ball into the box sees Obafemi and Zaroury both go for goal, but both efforts are blocked inside the packed area and Fleetwood clear!
Vitinho is found by a long cross-field pass and looks to race beyond Andrew. He cuts inside and is about to enter the box, before being held back by the Fleetwood defender and winning a free-kick, with Andrew booked for his troubles.
OVER!!! Taylor's cross from the left is scrambled clear by Fleetwood, but Vitinho recovers the ball on the edge of the box and fires an 18-yard effort over the crossbar!
Foster turns on the edge of the box and finds Twine, but he slips as he shoots and his dragged effort is blocked away by Earl!
Rooney runs into trouble after dispossessing Zaroury, and Burnley play the ball to the edge of the box. Cullen tries his luck from 20 yards, but a block by Nsiala takes the sting and direction out of the shot as it bounces wide for a throw-in!
SAVED!!! Holgate gets his feet mixed up on halfway and Foster steals away with the ball. The South African bears down on goal untouched, and shoots early, but an advancing Lynch reads the chipped effort and holds the ball!
Vitinho looks to get around the outside of Andrew, but the Fleetwood left-back slides in to make a perfectly-timed tackle, and the visitors have the ball back!
Fleetwood counter from a Warrington clearance and MacAdam's reverse ball is met by Rooney. He's shoved off the ball by Foster tracking back though, and Burnley recover possession following that scare.
Al Dakhil loses out to MacAdam and Robertson in the corner, but Andrew's eventual cross into the area is cut out and Vitinho comes away with the ball for the hosts.
Cullen finds Foster with a one-two and looks to find Obafemi in the box, but the on-loan Burnley striker is held off by Nsiala and the ball goes behind.
Brownhill plays a one-two with Cullen and looks to run ahead for the return pass, but Cullen's ball down the right is overhit and goes behind for a goal kick.
OFF THE LINE!!! It's almost a calamitous own goal by Fleetwood! Earl fends off Obafemi before finding Nsiala, who passes back to his goalkeeper. However the ball almost finds the bottom corner and Lynch has to sprint across his line to hoof it clear!
This is the first ever meeting between Burnley and Fleetwood Town in any competition, and hopefully it'll be a maiden Lancashire derby to savour.
Al Dakhil's loose pass is cut out by Fleetwood and MacAdam darts down the left. Vitinho cuts across and wins the ball back, before being shoved to the floor by the midfielder.
Zaroury looks to step inside from the left but is felled by Rooney, and the Clarets win an early free-kick in a promising crossing position.
Twine kicks the game off for Burnley, as the Clarets get us up and running in this FA Cup fifth round tie!
The teams head out of the tunnel at Turf Moor, and we're just moments away from kick-off now!
Fleetwood make four changes of their own from their 1-0 derby win over Morecambe, including a new strike partnership of Cian Hayes and Scott Robertson.
FLEETWOOD TOWN SUBS: Rio Cragg, Brendan Sarpong-Wirendu, Darnell Johnson, Carlos Mendes Gomes, Phoenix Patterson, Daniel Batty, Max McMillan, Mikey Lane, Will Johnson.
FLEETWOOD TOWN (3-5-2): Jay Lynch; Harrison Holgate, Aristote Nsiala, Joshua Earl; Shaun Rooney, Josh Vela, Lewis Warrington, Harvey MacAdam, Danny Andrew; Cian Hayes, Scott Robertson.
BURNLEY SUBS: Arijanet Muric, Johann Gudmundsson, Ashley Barnes, Connor Roberts, Nathan Tella, Samuel Bastien, Darko Churlinov, Halil Dervisoglu, Dan Sassi.
BURNLEY (4-2-3-1): Bailey Peacock-Farrell; Vitinho, Ameen Al Dakhil, Jordan Beyer, Charlie Taylor; Josh Cullen, Josh Brownhill; Michael Obafemi, Scott Twine, Anass Zaroury; Lyle Foster.
Fleetwood stayed in the third tier by the skin of their teeth last season, however are currently sat in a comfortable 11th place under new coach Scott Brown. Firmly in mid-table this season, the Fishermen have already beaten one side in the FA Cup, edging QPR in the third round, and will be looking to claim an almighty scalp at Turf Moor.
Runaway Championship leaders Burnley are having a fantastic first season under new coach Vincent Kompany, and have an immediate return to the Premier League well within their sights. Fleetwood stand in the way of a path to the FA Cup quarter-finals, and the in-form Clarets will be full of confidence ahead of this last-16 tie.
Hello, and welcome to live coverage of this tie in the fifth round of the FA Cup, as Championship side Burnley face League One’s Fleetwood Town in a Lancashire Derby.