Burnley boss isn’t happy with Callum Hudson-Odoi

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Burnley boss Sean Dyche has criticised Callum Hudson-Odoi for diving during Chelsea’s 4-2 victory over Burnley on Saturday.

Hudson-Odoi was booked for alleged simulation in Chelsea’s win at Turf Moor.

Dyche said: “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.”

However, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has defended Hudson-Odoi.

Lampard said: “If I felt like it was a dive I would address it and speak to Callum but I don’t think it as clean cut as that when you are moving into the box at pace and cutting across defenders.”

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