The police got involved ahead of penalty shootout between Burnley and Leeds

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The Leeds United juggernaut under Thomas Christiansen shows no sign of slowing down and the Yorkshire side have added a place in the EFL Cup fourth round alongside their Championship start which sees them in the top six.

Before the match against Leeds United, Burnley announced a new sponsorship deal with betting firm Ladbrokes, with one of the stands in Turf Moor now being "branded" as the "Ladbrokes Stand".

Former Leeds player Wood scored a late equaliser as his side twice came back from a goal down, only to lose 5-3 on penalties after extra-time.

Burnley condemned Ladbrokes' post and demanded an explanation from them - Ladbrokes being a sponsorship partner of the Clarets no less - and an apologetic statement was issued on Wednesday (via BBC Sport) as Ladbrokes sought to fix their relationship with Sean Dyche's men.

"It's a unusual business, football", Dyche said.

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Speaking after the defeat, the Burnley manager, Sean Dyche, said he was disappointed to hear Wood and Taylor being targeted by their former fans, adding: "It's a unusual business, football".

New Zealand global Wood scored an 89th minute penalty against his former club in a thrilling end to the game, with Pablo Hernandez restoring Leeds' lead from the spot in stoppage time, only for Robbie Brady to cancel dramatically equalise with a stunning free kick.

Those two have been fantastic servants to Leeds, if I'm honest.

He said: "Before I came here I knew about Leeds, I've followed English football since I was a kid and I knew Leeds were a big team".

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