Liverpool conflict behind to kick Burnley

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Georginio Wijnaldum has scored dual goals in his past dual games for Liverpool

Emre Can’s fourth idea of a deteriorate finished Burnley’s realistic insurgency as Liverpool claimed an groundless win to strengthen their bid for a top-four finish.

The Reds were distant from their best and fell behind when Ashley Barnes incited home Matthew Lowton’s shining defence-splitting pass.

Liverpool equalised on a cadence of half-time with their initial shot on aim when Georginio Wijnaldum poked in during a second attempt.

Can afterwards cumulative a second-successive feat for Liverpool with a long-range bid into a bottom corner.

Burnley threatened to waylay an equaliser late on though Lowton bending over from tighten range.

It was a diversion of few noted moments though a win means Jurgen Klopp’s side, who sojourn fourth, are now 5 points transparent of fifth-placed Arsenal.

Burnley, who are nonetheless to win a diversion divided from home in any foe this season, are 12th.

Relive Liverpool’s win opposite Burnley

Liverpool get an ‘ugly’ win

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Liverpool 2-1 Burnley: Jurgen Klopp gratified with initial ‘ugly’ win

Liverpool flog Arsenal 3-1 progressing this month to continue their considerable form opposite their top-six rivals – they are nonetheless to remove to any of them this season.

But as considerable as a Reds have been opposite those teams around them, they have struggled opposite sides reduce down a table, with all 5 of their defeats before to Sunday’s diversion opposite sides in a bottom half.

Burnley flog Liverpool during Turf Moor behind in Aug and primarily had a magnitude of their opponents in this encounter, nonetheless they were aided by a dull arrangement by a hosts.

Liverpool did not emanate a singular possibility in a opening 30 mins though their initial shot on aim resulted in a equaliser and their second constructed a winner.

It was eventually a clinical arrangement by Liverpool though too many players had off days. They indispensable Philippe Coutinho to be during his artistic best to transparent a trained Burnley though a midfielder frequency done a revelation pass while in conflict Divock Origi unsuccessful to conduct a singular shot on goal.

The win might not have been flattering though that is something Liverpool have struggled to do this deteriorate and Klopp believes a dilemma might have been turned.

“It’s a initial nauseous diversion we’ve won,” he said.

“In a finish we favourite it – this is a kind of diversion we haven’t won and we did.”


Philippe Coutinho managed usually dual successful passes (green arrows) into dangerous areas for Liverpool

Will Burnley ever win away?

For 44 minutes, it was a ideal divided opening for Burnley.

They got an early idea and afterwards successfully nullified Liverpool to a indicate that a undone home throng started to spin opposite their side.

But a one-goal lead meant they were always receptive to removing held out and a Clarets need to learn to kill off a diversion – usually once have they scored some-more than one idea in an divided diversion this season.

Burnley’s home form is expected to safeguard they are in a Premier League subsequent deteriorate – they are 7 points above a relegation section with 10 games remaining.

However, a lapse of usually dual points from a probable 42 on a highway this deteriorate will be of vital regard for manager Sean Dyche.

What they said

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: “Burnley were always in a game, it was heated and we had to fight. We had some moments, it was not usually fitness that we scored before half-time and it was a smashing idea from Emre Can.

“It is transparent we have to do a few things better. We were not during a comprehensive best though we fought. we favourite it, it is this kind of diversion we haven’t won until now. It feels kind of bizarre a small bit. Not a many noted diversion though a unequivocally good 3 points.”

Burnley manager Sean Dyche: “It’s a tough one to take, given everybody gave a unequivocally good comment of ourselves and went adult with a high goal, though it’s a tough place to come.

“Their initial was a soothing one to concur before half-time, and a second one we’re unhappy with though we gave a unequivocally good comment of ourselves. We usually indispensable a blemish of fitness along a way.”

Man of a compare – Ashley Barnes


Despite being on a losing side, Ashley Barnes was a threat for Liverpool via and finished with a many shots on idea by a actor for possibly side (six)

Liverpool adore long-range shots – a stats

  • Liverpool have now won 16 Premier League games this season; equalling their total of wins for a whole 2015-16 season.
  • Liverpool have won 14 points from losing positions in a joining this term; a joint-high with Tottenham.
  • Ashley Barnes (10) is now usually one idea brief of restraining with Danny Ings (11) for a many Premier League goals for Burnley.
  • Liverpool conceded inside a initial 10 mins of a joining diversion during Anfield for a initial time given Aug 2015 (v West Ham, Manuel Lanzini).
  • All 16 of Georginio Wijnaldum’s Premier League goals have been scored in home matches (five for Liverpool, 11 for Newcastle).
  • Since Jurgen Klopp’s initial diversion in charge, a Reds have scored some-more Premier League goals from outward a box than any other group (21).

What next?

It’s a large diversion for Liverpool in a conflict for a top-four finish as they transport to Manchester City on Sunday, 19 Mar (16:30 GMT). Burnley conduct to struggling Sunderland a day before (15:00 GMT).

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Match ends, Liverpool 2, Burnley 1.

Second Half ends, Liverpool 2, Burnley 1.

Attempt blocked. Ben Woodburn (Liverpool) right footed shot from a left side of a box is blocked. Assisted by Lucas Leiva.

Attempt missed. Matthew Lowton (Burnley) right footed shot from a right side of a 6 yard box is too high. Assisted by Michael Keane with a headed pass.

Adam Lallana (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Brady (Burnley).

Substitution, Burnley. Daniel Agyei replaces Scott Arfield.

Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Tom Heaton.

Attempt saved. Sadio Mané (Liverpool) right footed shot from a centre of a box is saved in a tip centre of a goal. Assisted by Emre Can with a by ball.

Attempt blocked. Ben Woodburn (Liverpool) right footed shot from outward a box is blocked. Assisted by Sadio Mané with a headed pass.

Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Stephen Ward.

Adam Lallana (Liverpool) is shown a yellow card.

Foul by Adam Lallana (Liverpool).

Stephen Ward (Burnley) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Lucas Leiva (Liverpool).

Ashley Barnes (Burnley) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Ragnar Klavan (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

Attempt missed. Robbie Brady (Burnley) right footed shot from outward a box is high and far-reaching to a right following a set square situation.

Substitution, Burnley. Sam Vokes replaces Andre Gray.

Substitution, Liverpool. Lucas Leiva replaces Divock Origi.

Foul by Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool).

Robbie Brady (Burnley) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

James Milner (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

Foul by Divock Origi (Liverpool).

Ben Mee (Burnley) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Substitution, Burnley. Robbie Brady replaces George Boyd.

Simon Mignolet (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog in a defensive half.

Foul by Ben Mee (Burnley).

Offside, Liverpool. Simon Mignolet tries a by ball, though Divock Origi is held offside.

Divock Origi (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog on a right wing.

Foul by Ben Mee (Burnley).

Sadio Mané (Liverpool) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Foul by Scott Arfield (Burnley).

Attempt blocked. Ashley Barnes (Burnley) right footed shot from a centre of a box is blocked.

Emre Can (Liverpool) is shown a yellow label for a bad foul.

Foul by Emre Can (Liverpool).

Ashley Barnes (Burnley) wins a giveaway flog in a aggressive half.

Goal! Liverpool 2, Burnley 1. Emre Can (Liverpool) right footed shot from outward a box to a bottom right corner. Assisted by Divock Origi.