It's tough on the road - just ask the champions!

Sean Dyche
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Clarets boss Sean Dyche is determined to end Burnley's run without an away win in the Premier League.

But he points to champions Leicester City's example to show winning on the road at this level isn't easy.

The Clarets have the worst record in the top flight on their travels, taking just two points, ahead of the trip to Liverpool.

The Foxes have yet to win away from the King Power Stadium either, and Dyche noted: "We know the reality of this league, it's difficult going on the road anyway, in this league.

"Leicester still haven't won, and they won the league last year.

"Enough said.

"It's not just Burnley, but we're weirdly the big story.

"It's tough going away, literally, all managers will tell you that, and going to Liverpool is slightly tougher because of the nature of it.

"They're a very good side. They've had a few ups and downs, but we're a team who were considered to have no chance, to be where we are, it's more about the whole season.

"For all the weekly event of a game, bi-weekly, we're all about the bigger picture, it's about taking each game as it comes, taking on the challenge, giving your all, making sense of it and moving forward very quickly."

The record is wearing thin about the lack of an away win, especially given Burnley's position in the table, with their home form only bettered by Chelsea and Spurs: "I'm well aware the story changes by the week, but ours doesn't.

"It's your job to find a story, and four games away in our world, when you haven't won away, is a story, because it's been tough for us to win away.

"That's a fact, its for us to correct that, but it's not easy. The beauty of football is you get all these weird results like Barcelona the other night.

"I was watching my lad play for Northampton at Leicester and looking at my phone thinking 'nah', and then boom...'son, you ain't going to believe this!"

Meanwhile, Dyche feels Joey Barton won't lose focus after his FA hearing into alleged betting offences was adjourned on Wednesday.

Barton is available to resume his Burnley career in the meantime, and Dyche said: "He seems, like he does, to take it as it comes and just gets on with it, there's not too much over-thinking it, that's for sure.

"He got a late call, let me know, and we just went 'ok, see you in training', literally.

"No problem.

"It's not water off a duck's back, it's something that's quite personal and private in his world, it was before us, we knew about that, he knew about it, and let's see how it pans out.

"I don't think he's over-thinking it, he's had a lot of ups and downs, it brings that experience level with it, whatever your next challenge is, if. You're more used to it, you just get on with it.

"He's in an environment where we just get on with it.

"He's good."