Burnley v Millwall reaction
Millwall manager Kenny Jackett claimed his struggling team had gained a "vital" win as they triumphed 3-1 at Burnley in the Championship.
A first victory in seven Championship games lifted Jackett's Lions six points clear of the relegation zone, and came courtesy of goals from Andy Keogh, Josh Wright and Harry Kane.
Jay Rodriguez scored his 19th goal of the season for Burnley in response.
Burnley had not lost in five games at Turf Moor ahead of Millwall's visit but after going behind in the 15th minute the home side never looked in the game.
"It is nice not only to put in a good performance but also follow it through with a result," said Jackett.
"We played well at Brighton and drew the game but it is such that when you are down there you cannot always capitalise on the performance.
"Ultimately we did today and that will give the players confidence.
"We started the game brightly but Burnley came at us in the second half.
"We had to shift our formation a little and then we got a foothold in the game.
"The second goal was a great strike and Josh Wright has done very well for us. He's shown a lot of promise for us in a decimated area.
"It (the win) is vital for confidence and optimism not just for the players but the supporters as well.
"Everyone is going to keep fighting down there. No-one has given up or tailed away and people will keep fighting for the points."
Burnley fell behind in the 15th minute when Keogh capitalised on a David Edgar error and fired past Lee Grant, before Wright doubled Millwall's lead with an unstoppable volley after 30 minutes.
The half got worse for Burnley as skipper Chris McCann limped off before the break, prompting a half-time reshuffle for the home side.
Burnley piled on the pressure after the break but failed to create clear-cut chances.
On-loan Tottenham striker Kane put the game to bed 20 minutes from time after breaking the offside trap, while Rodriguez scored a penalty late on.
Burnley manager Eddie Howe, who was without midfielder Dean Marney after his wife gave birth on Friday, said: "It was the poorest performance we have seen for a long time and we have conceded some bad goals at bad times.
"We battled away in the second half and if we had got a goal then it would have been interesting but we just could not break them down.
"We deserved to get beaten.
"It is disappointing because we know what the lads are capable of and we haven't hit the levels we have regularly over the last few months.
"We looked open and ragged in the first half, even before they scored. They took the game to us and we were slow out of the traps.
"We lost Dean Marney before kick-off because his wife has given birth. It was important for him to be with her. I thought we missed his creativity and his passing today."
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