What media have to say over Chelsea-Burnley FC clash

Burnley's Ashley Barnes under pressure from Chelsea's Filipe Luis''Photographer Craig Mercer/CameraSport''Football
Burnley's Ashley Barnes under pressure from Chelsea's Filipe Luis''Photographer Craig Mercer/CameraSport''Football
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The debate is still raging on following Saturday’s match which saw Burnley FC travel to Chelsea and Jose Mourinho’s much-publicised reaction

ESPN - Burnley boss Sean Dyche has hit back at Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s “four moments” claims after the 2-2 draw at the weekend as the club filmed a 10-minute video interview which was published on YouTube on Monday night and was named “Dyche brings balance to Stamford Bridge events.”

TRIBAL FOOTBALL - Liverpool hero John Barnes has defended his Burnley namesake after his clash with Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic.

TRIBAL FOOTBALL - Burnley boss Sean Dyche had a pop at Chelsea’s behaviour for Saturday’s 1-1 draw.

SKY SPORTS - The Football Association will take no action against Burnley’s Ashley Barnes for his tackle on Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic, who is set to appeal against the red card he received for his reaction.

TALKSPORT; Burnley manager Sean Dyche has hit back at Jose Mourinho’s criticism of referee Martin Atkinson after the Chelsea boss blamed officials for his side’s 1-1 draw with the Clarets on Saturday.

DAILY MIRROR: Burnley boss Sean Dyche has hit back at Jose Mourinho over his comments about Ashley Barnes’ tackle on Nemanja Matic.

PRO SOCCER TALK: We’ve heard plenty about this Ashley Barnes challenge on Nemanja Matic that resulted in Matic’s angry reaction and subsequent red card.

DAILY MAIL: Burnley boss Sean Dyche has jumped to the defence of Ashley Barnes following an outspoken attack on the striker by Chelsea counterpart Jose Mourinho.

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Sean Dyche has delivered a stinging rebuke to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho following the Portuguese’s accusation Burnley forward Ashley Barnes was guilty of a “criminal” tackle on Nemanja Matic.

BT SPORT: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, already fuming in his press conference following the Blues’ 1-1 draw with Burnley after Nemanja Matic’s red card for his reaction to a horror tackle by Ashley Barnes, despairs as a mobile phone interrupts him.

EAT SLEEP SPORT: Burnley’s Ashley Barnes will not face disciplinary action for his challenge on Nemanja Matic, the Football Association has confirmed.

DAILY MIRROR: Keith Hackett has branded referee Martin Atkinson “incompetent” for his display in Chelsea’s 1-1 draw with Burnley on Saturday.

DAILY STAR: The FA confirmed in a series of tweets that the Clarets striker will not be punished for the late tackle on Matic, where Barnes won the ball but caught Matic high up on his shin with studs showing.

THE INDEPENDENT: The Football Association have confirmed that Ashley Barnes will not face any retrospective for his shocking challenge on Nemanja Matic that led to the Chelsea midfielder earning himself a red card for his aggressive response.

THE GUARDIAN: Chelsea will appeal against the red card shown to Nemanja Matic during Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

TRIBAL FOOTBALL: Burnley winger Michael Kightly has defended teammate Ashley Barnes.

THINK FOOTBALL: Chelsea came away from a home game with Burnley with a point, which was a very poor result for the side, especially as Manchester City followed it with a 5-0 win. Jose Mourinho tried to subtly vent his frustration after the game, albeit without much subtlety.

SPORT.CO.UK: I’m surprised we didn’t lose all three points’- Jose Mourinho. We are all surprised and rightly so. Forget minute 30,33,43 and 69. Forget the ref’s incompetencies, forget the screams from cynical tackles. Forget Jose’s implied moaning and witty sarcasm. Indeed forget what happens every other week, we’ve heard enough of that.

THE GUARDIAN: The campaign has turned into a slog for Chelsea. In the first half of the season it looked like José Mourinho’s side might canter to the Premier League title but their stride is looking less assured now and the strain of challenging for trophies on three fronts is clear.

IRISH EXAMINER: Chelsea 1 Burnley 1: Sometimes, it is best to count to 10 and walk away, Jose.

DAILY MIRROR: Blues were held by Premier League strugglers at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and Mourinho felt hard done by after Nemanja Matic was given his marching orders

DAILY MIRROR: The Burnley winger says he didn’t see anything wrong with Barnes’ challenge on Matic and he doesn’t deserve the dirty player tag

DAILY TELEGRAPH: Jose Mourinho is likely to face further disciplinary action from the Football Association after an extraordinary appearance on television on Sunday morning, in which he criticised a wide range of targets including Ashley Barnes of Burnley, referees and Sky Sports themselves.

CAUGHT OFFSIDE: Former Premier League referee Graham Poll has joined the list of those backing the comments of Jose Mourinho following Chelsea’s controversial draw against Burnley.