JAMIE ALLEN proved the important thing for Burton because the League One minnows reached the fourth-round for the primary time.
The Brewers knocked out Aston Villa on the Pirelli Stadium final month to arrange this tie with Burnley.
And Nigel Clough’s giant-killers surprised these carrying claret and blue once more final evening as they got here from behind to beat their Premier League guests.
It regarded set to be a routine evening for Burnley when Kevin Lengthy headed them in entrance simply earlier than the break.
However Burton hit again within the second half as Liam Boyce scored after which turned supplier for Allen, who notched a well-known winner seven minutes from time.
It’s the first time Clough has received towards Premier League opposition as Brewers boss, having misplaced towards Liverpool, Manchester United and Watford by an combination rating of 1-11.
But Burton are the fourth aspect from League One or decrease who’ve overwhelmed Burnley within the final three years, after Port Vale, Accrington and Lincoln.
This shock outcome additionally caps what has been a depressing begin to the season for Dyche, who as soon as shared a dressing room with Clough at Nottingham Forest.
The Clarets have been knocked out of the Europa League on the qualifying stage.
And so they have solely received simply one among their six Premier League video games up to now – even when that was a report Four-Zero win over Bournemouth on the weekend.
The one consolation Dyche can take from final evening’s journey to the Pirelli was the return of key midfielder Steven Defour, who had been out since January following knee surgical procedure.
Tom Heaton was additionally making his first home look since he dislocated a shoulder a yr in the past – and was greeted on to the pitch with cries of “England’s No1” from away followers.
However the fit-again Three Lions worldwide was to have an evening to overlook.
Heaton needed to make one early save by means of a field of our bodies from Scott Fraser after a Jake Hesketh cross.
On the different finish, simply seconds later, Chris Wooden steered extensive an opportunity he ought to have buried from McNeil’s cross.
And although he did quickly have the ball within the web, the New Zealander was flagged offside.
Lengthy suffered the identical destiny quickly after when he managed and fired in from Defour’s chip.
However Burnley and Lengthy did get one stand on 40 minutes, because the Eire centre-half rose highest to move residence Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s nook for simply his third aim in eight years on the membership.
Nonetheless, after a half-time speaking to from Clough, the Brewers began the second half strongly.
And David Templeton gave Heaton a scare when he lower in from the left and curled simply extensive.
Gudmundsson ought to have put the tie to mattress for Burnley, solely to see his close-range shot stopped by Dimitar Evtimov.
However Burton made probably the most of their reprieve as they levelled after 62 minutes.
A swift counter noticed Templeton let out, and although his run broke down, Burnley didn’t clear and Liam Boyce’s 20-yard drive flew previous Heaton, who ought to have finished higher at his close to publish.
Dyche had seen sufficient and introduced on Ashley Barnes, recent from his brace towards Bournemouth.
And the striker brushed the publish with an 18-yard strike only a minute after his arrival, earlier than heading again to Ashley Westwood, who blazed over.
The Clarets have been now piling on the strain and Wooden made Evtimov work with a close-range effort.
But it surely was to be the hosts who had the ultimate say as Boyce slipped in Allen, who fired previous Heaton to ship the Pirelli Stadium wild.