Clarets duo Chris Wood and Charlie Taylor had been the topic of livid chants from Leeds supporters throughout their penalty win at Turf Moor.
Dyche lured the pair from Leeds to Burnley this summer time and the third-round draw gave them an early reunion with their previous aspect, in addition to a vociferous workforce of supporters who barracked them from the primary whistle.
Wood scored two times from the penalty spot after coming off the bench, as soon as in customary time to assist drive a 2-2 draw and once more in a shootout which the Clarets misplaced Five-Three.
Neither he nor Taylor would have anticipated a heat reception from the away finish, regardless of their respective efforts around the Pennines over a number of years, however Dyche discovered the vitriol arduous to realize.
“It’s a strange business, football. Twenty-odd million they’ve made for a club (in transfer fees) and they get slaughtered,” Dyche stated.
“I do not know any longer how fans react to gamers, ex-players, all that stuff, however that is soccer now.
“Those two had been incredible servants to Leeds, if I am truthful. But Woody has completed superbly, strolling directly to our pitch and scoring, and once more within the shootout.”
Burnley ultimate gave the impression within the ultimate 16 of the contest in 2014 however may simply have remained within the draw had they taken one among a handful of first-half probabilities which fell to Scott Arfield, Sam Vokes or Ashley Barnes.
Instead they needed to scramble for extra-time, Wood and Robbie Brady levelling in a frantic ultimate length after objectives from Hadi Sacko and Pablo Hernandez.
“There’s by no means a loss of will and insist from the gang, my simplest gripe is the volume of alternatives we created,” stated Dyche.
“The sport must had been completed in 90 mins. That is the place we are nonetheless transferring ahead, that ultimate second of actual high quality. When you glance up the Premier League ladder they in finding that ultimate second.”
Leeds boss Thomas Christiansen, whose aspect can now harbour hopes of a cup run to head with keeping up most sensible spot within the Championship, reserved a different phrase of reward for his goalkeeper.
Andy Lonergan was once making his 2d Leeds debut between the posts having re-signed for the membership this 12 months and marked the instance with a match-winning penalty save from James Tarkowski – the one omit from 9 makes an attempt.
“Andy made crucial save to position us within the subsequent around,” stated the Dane.
“I’ve an excellent goalkeeper there and he proved it. I used to be a bit of bit apprehensive to peer him in motion as a result of he has had an excellent angle in coaching. My expectancies of him had been fulfilled.”