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Burnley boss Dyche slams Hudson-Odoi for dive

Burnley boss Sean Dyche slammed Callum Hudson-Odoi for his dive during Chelsea's 4-2 win at Turf Moor.

The teenage sub vaulted between Burnley defenders Matt Lowton and James Tarkowski in the closing minutes at Turf Moor but referee Michael Oliver's initial decision to award a penalty was overturned by VAR and led to the Chelsea youngster receiving a yellow card.

Dyche, who has been a long-time campaigner against simulation, raged: "It is shambolic how people dive about the place and we were told by the Premier League the worst you can get is a yellow card, so everyone has a chance to cheat once again and not get sent off.

"I keep hearing the word respect, and I get shot down for saying this, but players should respect the game. They have got to do something more (than bookings). I feel worse it is a young player doing it.

"They are the future and if they are diving now, we have massive trouble now in five or 10 years. We didn't use to accept it. Now we do and I am the only who goes on about it."

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