Last weekend’s derby match against Manchester United has ended without goals even though both sides had colossal chances. The Reds were more dominant in the first half, Red Devils in the second so draw is a fair outcome.
Liverpool will renew their search for a first Premier League win since before Christmas when they welcome Burnley to Anfield on Thursday evening.
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Liverpool vs Burnley predictions for Saturday’s Premier League match at Anfield. Can the Reds end their scoring woes against a compact Burnley side?
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Henderson, Thiago, Jones; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Burnley: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Pieters; Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, McNeil; Barnes, Wood
Liverpool vs Burnley
English Premier League
Date: Thursday, 21 January 2021
Kick-Off at 20.00 UK
Venue: Anfield, Liverpool.
Liverpool vs Burnley Head-to-head
- The most recent one also took place at Anfield in July 2020. Surprisingly, result was 1-1.
- Burnley have failed to score in six of their last seven away league games
- Liverpool have won nine of 12 Premier League encounters with Burnley
- The last seven h2h games between them ended either with both teams scoring or over 2.5 goals.
Liverpool vs Burnley Prediction
Liverpool come into this clash in fourth-place in the Premier League following a poor run of form. The fact that the Reds haven’t scored in their last three league outings has led to major criticism of the champions, but can they turn that around?
Burnley will hand late fitness tests to defensive duo Jimmy Dunne and Charlie Taylor, the latter of whom could be in contention to return to the starting lineup.
Liverpool’s injury list has been lengthy for months now. Keita, Matip, Gomez, Van Dijk, Tsimikas and Diogo Jota are all sidelined and unable to help. As for the opposition, Burnley are occupying 17th place with 16 points total, just four above the relegation zone.