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


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".