Liverpool 2 – Burnley 0- The Reds take all 3 points at Anfield

Liverpool vs. Burnley

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Burnley on away loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday. Liverpool were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning last match. Burnley lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Brighton & Hove Albion. Following today’s result, Liverpool and Burnley currently occupy 1st and 17th spots in the table, with 6 points and 0 points respectively after 2 matches.

Liverpool started strongly in the first half, with a goal from Diogo Jota, 18 minutes in. The score at half time was 1-0.

The Reds continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Sadio Mane finding the net, at 69 minutes. The game ended with a 2-0 home victory.

For Liverpool, Thiago, Roberto Firmino and Joe Gomez, came on for Naby Keita, Diogo Jota and Kostas Tsimikas. Burnley brought on Jay Rodriguez and Erik Pieters, to replace Chris Wood and Johann Gudmundsson.

Liverpool next face Chelsea and Burnley are at home to Leeds United.

Technical card:
Liverpool: Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, Ben Mee, James Tarkowski, Charlie Taylor, Johann Gudmundsson, Josh Brownhill, Jack Cork, Dwight McNeil, Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood
Burnley: Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil Van Dijk, Kostas Tsimikas, Harvey Elliott, Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota
Stadium: Anfield
Goals: Diogo Jota (1-0, min. 18) and Sadio Mane (2-0, min. 69)