Ben Mee: We need to share the responsibility


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Burnley defender Ben Mee has urged his squad to share the goalscoring responsibilities as they try to secure a top-10 finish this season.

The Clarets are still seventh in the Premier League table, despite not winning a game since December 12.

A run of 11 matches without a victory is starting to make some of the fans worry as they try to finish inside the top half.

Burnley have only scored 22 goals in their 28 Premier League games with half of them coming from forward Chris Wood, Sam Vokes and Ashley Barnes.

At the back, only defender Stephen Ward has scored a goal this season and Mee admits that needs to change as they look to relieve some of the pressure on the forwards.

He told the Lancashire Telegraph: “The performances are there, a few more goals from all over the pitch would be nice.

“We can’t just rely on the lads up top. We want to score a few more goals, including from set-pieces.

I’m frustrated with myself a little bit. I want to get on the end of a few more set-pieces and impact there as well.

“There is massive competition around now which makes it interesting. Hopefully that can spur us on to some good performances.”

Burnley are next in action on Saturday as they prepare to take on Everton.

The Clarets are 2.50 favourites to win at Turf Moor, with the draw 3.10. Everton were beaten by Watford last time out and they are also 3.10 to claim all three points.

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