Date: 5th March 2017 at 9:59pm
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Striker Andre Gray has admitted Burnley were certainly second best in the game against Swansea City this weekend, but he was gutted to lose the point late on in the game.

Travelling to the Liberty Stadium for the game on Saturday, Burnley came out with a three two defeat on the day and there were certainly talking points with the penalty award we got and the foul on Ben Mee for one of their efforts, but Gray told the Official Site that whilst it was right to acknowledge we weren’t at our best, the way we lost a point in stoppage time was gutting for everybody.

Especially as he took his tally for the season to nine with his brace.

‘It’s always tough when they score in the last minute, especially after going in front. But at the same time, I don’t think we were anywhere near it today. They were the better team. If we had won it today it would have been one of those games where we ground it out. You don’t always have to be at your best to win games, but we need to try and hold on for a point at least. We would have taken a draw but they have gone and scored in the 92nd-minute and it’s a massive blow.’

Gray went on to say that given how the game had played out it was bitter sweet to lose it in the way we did, but he knew the players would keep their chins up as whilst the away run continues without a win, confidence is still high in the group given the home campaign we’ve had.

‘It’s bitter-sweet. It’s nice to score again but it doesn’t mean anything unless we get the points. We are here to win games and it doesn’t count if we don’t get anything from the game. I think we have performed every game away from home since the West Ham game. We have been putting in performances, except for today. But we have to keep building. There’s a long way to go and still a lot to fight for.’

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