Liverpool vs Burnley prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Karl Matchett
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El entrenador del Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
El entrenador del Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Liverpool will be looking for this first Premier League win since before Christmas when they welcome Burnley to Anfield on Thursday night.

Last year’s champions now sit fourth in the table after taking only three points from their last four top-flight games but are the dominant favourites as Sean Dyche’s side edge closer to the relegation zone.

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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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Burnley have struggled for goals this season but have one of the better defensive records in the Premier League, boasting the best defence in the bottom nine. The Clarets were also the only team to deny Jurgen Klopp’s team three points at their home ground last season.

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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