Half-Time Report: All square at Turf Moor between Burnley, Sunderland

It is goalless after the first 45 minutes between Burnley and Sunderland in their Premier League clash at Turf Moor.

Neither side could find a breakthrough in the first 45 minutes of the Premier League match between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor.

Kieran Trippier of Burnley in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Burnley and Sunderland at Turf Moor on September 20, 2014© Getty Images

The Clarets were handed an excellent opportunity to take the lead when Lukas Jutkiewicz pounced on Lee Cattermole's poor header. The striker teed up Marvin Sordell in the box, but he sliced his shot wide of the target from close range.

Sean Dyche's men continued to have the better of the early stages and David Jones went close as he drilled an effort from range with his left foot, but Vito Mannone made the stop.

Sunderland went close when Adam Johnson managed to lift a cross into the box for the run of Santiago Vergini, and the defender's glancing header went just wide of the post.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
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