It’s another match day for Burnley and Liverpool coming to you straight from Ajokeonifaari.
As Liverpool tries to cut the gap on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, it feels as if every game is a must-win, and that is certainly the case when they face Burnley today.
Jurgen Klopp’s team cut the deficit on City to nine points with a win over Leicester on Thursday night, and they still have a game in hand, albeit City easily dispatched Norwich on Saturday to extend their lead to nine points.
If Liverpool are to catch City, they will need to go on the kind of winning streak that has been a trademark of Pep Guardiola’s League title victories.
BURNLEY STARTING LINEUP
Pope; Roberts, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Lennon, Westwood, Brownhill, Cornet; Weghorst, Rodriguez
LIVERPOOL STARTING LINEUP
Alisson Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Burnley enhanced their survival chances with an impressive victory in midweek, coming back from a goal down to secure a point at Old Trafford against Manchester United.
The match will be held at Turf Moor in Burnley.
Team news for Burnley vs. Liverpool
Following the return of Sadio Mane and Mo Salah from the Africa Cup of Nations, Jurgen Klopp has a plenty of offensive options, with new signing Luis Diaz impressing in his two appearances thus far, and Harvey Elliott also returning to fitness.
Burnley manager Sean Dyche has expressed concern about winger Maxwell Cornet’s fitness following his own AFCON exploits, with the summer acquisition suffering cramps in the midweek draw against Manchester United.
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