Robbie Brady called it a job well done after helping mastermind the Clarets’ Carabao Cup win at Ewood Park.
Brady set up the opening goal for Jack Cork and then made it 2-0 with a superb finish after Cork returned the compliment just before the break.
And with that lead behind them, Sean Dyche’s men were never going to let it slip on a night when they showed the gulf in class between themselves and League One outfit Blackburn Rovers to avoid any chance of an upset in the derby clash.
Brady said: “These ties can be tricky but we set up to do a job and I think we did that.
“We knew it was going to be hostile and we just did what we had to do and got the job done.
“It was a good performance and we killed the game off in the second half.
“The lads were very good and we’re glad to be through to the next round.
“It just took a few minutes in the first half to settle down and get playing but after that I think we controlled the game and deserved to win.
“We know how much it means to the fans and I’m sure they enjoyed it.”
Brady’s goal was his first since he marked his home Burnley debut with a brilliant free-kick against Chelsea in January.
And it capped an impressive start to the campaign for the Republic of Ireland international.
“I’m just glad to get off the mark for the season,” Brady added.
“This is in the cup and hopefully I can add a few more in the up-coming weeks, so I’m happy with that.
“I feel good. I’ve had a good pre-season and I’m really looking forward to the season and what comes ahead.
“Hopefully I can play part I another great season.”