The bright spot for Burnley was a Premier League debut for midfielder Josh Benson, who was making his first start along with Irish goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell.
And Benson earned the plaudits from his manager after an accomplished outing on an otherwise disappointing afternoon.
“It was a tough one for Bailey in goal today because the team weren't operating well in front of him, so it's tough with some of their finishing prowess, but I thought Josh stuck at it all day," said the Burnley boss.
“Westy put in a shift alongside him, but Josh did really well. That is a tough day, but he did terrifically well and I told him that after the game, as did the players, so I am pleased for him because it's a big occasion.
“He did himself no harm at all with the way he conducted himself and the way he went about it."
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