Danny Ings delighted to be back in action
Danny Ings is confident a winning run is just around the corner for the Clarets after they were held to another Turf Moor stalemate by Watford.
Burnley hit back from conceding an early goal to level through a Charlie Austin penalty.
But despite creating a handful of chances to go on and claim a first home victory since early November, Sean Dyche’s men couldn’t beat Manuel Almunia as they moved up just a place to 16th in the table.
“I enjoyed it but it was a tough one for the team. I thought we deserved three points,” said Ings after starting for the first time the season.
“It was one of those games where it could have carried on and on and we wouldn’t have got the goal.
“We had a few good chances with Charlie and Sam but it was one of those days. He is a great goalkeeper. He’s very experienced and he managed to keep us out.
“It was one of those frustrating days but we can put it behind us now and hopefully get three points next week.
“We are playing well and working hard for each other. The lads can’t do any more and I think it’s one of those where when it breaks we are going to go on a run and do well.
“Hopefully the lads can go on a good run now. Whether I am in the team or out the team it doesn’t matter. We are all as one and hopefully we can push on to something good.”
Ings got the nod to start in an attacking role just behind Austin, who notched his 22nd-goal of the season.
And the 20-year-old was one of the Clarets’ bright sparks as he continues to put behind him the frustration of a knee injury sustained for the second summer in a row.
“Chris McCann was suspended which opened a place for somebody and I’m just grateful the gaffer and the rest of the staff gave me that chance,” Ings added.
“I enjoyed it out there. I don’t think I gave my all on the ball. I worked hard off the ball but I think I can give more on the ball.
“But I suppose it’s my first game back after the operation and I’m just grateful to be out there.
“I thought I finished the season strongly last year and I am just going to try and put the injury out the way and move on and carry on from where I was.”