By Paul Higham
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Steve Cotterill was delighted with Burnley's giant killing act on Liverpool.Burnley manager Steve Cotterill was delighted with their giant killing act on Liverpool on Tuesday night.
The Clarets were full of spirit against a much-weakened Liverpool side, although they never looked like scoring until Djimi Traore bundled the ball into his own net six minutes after half time.
Rafa Benitez's decision to play a number of youngsters seemed to have backfired, although in truth his second string played poorly on the night.
Cotterill's troops always seemed to want the ball more though, and they were rewarded with a fourth round tie at home to Bournemouth.
"It's a fantastic win for us," beamed Cotterill. "We are delighted with the boys.
"The first half we were the better side, but I thought they were the better side in the second half.
"But in the end we got perhaps what we deserved.
"The team ethic was great, we had good individuals but they all work in a team.
"We started to panic when they brought the big guns on and I was delighted when it was over.
"For me, it's probably the best FA Cup moment of my career."
Youngster Richard Chaplow was the star of the show for Burnley, crossing the ball for Traore's horrendous error.
"We dug in hard, got on top of them and won our headers," said Chaplow.
"We tried to keep the ball when we had it.
"Liverpool came here and tried to play football but it was a bad pitch, and they were unlucky to lose in the end.
"For the goal I just stuck the ball across the box and Traore did the rest."