Liverpool vs Burnley official line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Karl Matchett
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Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara (Pool via REUTERS)
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara (Pool via REUTERS)

Jurgen Klopp is desperate for his team to return to winning ways after four games without victory in the Premier League.

Their task won’t be easy though, as opponents Burnley have only conceded three goals in their last four games - despite losing three of them.

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A goalless draw with Manchester United on Sunday made it the Reds’ fourth game without a win – their longest league winless run since February 2017 – and third match without a goal.

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Despite Liverpool’s lack of goals of late, they are still the top scorers in the Premier League - while Burnley are the lowest scorers in the top flight, with just nine so far in 17 games.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 8pm on Thursday 21 January.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports and Sky Sports Premier League. Subscribers can also stream the match via the Sky Go app. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

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Official line-ups

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Thiago, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Shaqiri, Origi, Mane

Burnley: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; McNeil, Brownhill, Westwood, Brady; Wood, Barnes

Odds

Liverpool – 2/11

Draw – 13/2

Burnley – 14/1

Prediction

The Reds might have to be patient but it seems inconceivable that they will go a fourth game in a row without scoring. Liverpool 1-0 Burnley

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