Burnley return home with all 3 points, after beating Liverpool 1-0

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Technical card:
Liverpool: Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, Ben Mee, James Tarkowski, Charlie Taylor, Robbie Brady, Josh Brownhill, Ashley Westwood, Dwight McNeil, Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood
Burnley: Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Joel Matip, Andrew Robertson, Thiago Alcantara, Georginio Wijnaldum, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Divock Origi, Xherdan Shaqiri and Sadio Mane
Stadium: Anfield
Goals: Ashley Barnes (0-1, min. 83)

Liverpool were defeated at home by Burnley at Anfield on Thursday. Liverpool arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Manchester United in their previous game. Burnley, on the other hand, were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against West Ham United. After today’s result, Liverpool are in 4th place on the table and has 34 points while Burnley sit in 16th with 19 points after 18 matches.

After a goalless first half, Burnley continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, following a goal from Ashley Barnes in minute 83. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 1-0.

For Liverpool Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Takumi Minamino came on for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri, and Burnley brought on Erik Pieters and Johann Gudmundsson for Charlie Taylor and Robbie Brady.

There were bookings for Fabinho and Joel Matip from Liverpool and Ashley Barnes for Burnley.

Liverpool will next travel to Tottenham Hotspur, while Burnley will face Aston Villa at home.

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