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
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.”
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
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).
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).
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.