By 90Min
October 15, 2017

Saturday afternoon saw Burnley prevent West Ham United getting three points at Turf Moor after Chris Wood scored an equalising goal nearing the end of the match. 

The game was filled with controversy from the first half as Hammers striker Andy Carroll managed to get to yellow cards in succession for challenges against James Tarkowski and Ben Mee.

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Clarets manager Sean Dyche had his say on the situation as he explained to Sky Sports that the challenges by Carroll were a definite sending off, however Dyche believes that games should have a bit of aggression in them. 

"It's a definite sending off just because it's the laws of the game," he said. "I'm not bothered about players putting themselves about, I quite like it. I think the game is missing that, actually. But it is a definite sending off."

Dyche further justified his liking to 'physicality' in the game as he believes it can be used to change up a team's performance, although there is however a limit to how physical players get on the field. 

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"They're two yellows, but I think the second one possibly was a straight red. I haven't seen it back, but I just felt it was a real big challenge from a distance, jumping in.

"But I must make it clear, I'm not overly against the physicality in the game. I still think there's a place for it, but if it goes too far then it has to be dealt with, as it was today."

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