Liverpool held as Burnley continues to defy the odds

PRE-MATCH: Coutinho starts - The want-away Brazilian makes his first start of the season as Klopp makes SEVEN changes to the side that played mid-week. Manager Jurgen Klopp has been criticized for not bringing in a center-back during the transfer window.

FW Mohamed Salah, 7 - Very lively in the first half and had several efforts on goal, the best of which resulted in the equaliser.

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Can then needlessly gave away a corner from which Brady picked out Ben Mee, whose goalbound header was cleared off the line by Matip.

Klopp insisted he is optimistic about his side's chances of taking points from a hard run of games, saying: "Now we go to Leicester, Leicester again, then we go to Moscow and then Newcastle and if we can keep the shape and improve the other things, I think everybody has seen already we can be really strong".

Burnley's Icelandic midfielder Johann Berg Gudmundsson (L) vies with Liverpool's German midfielder Emre Can.

Liverpool could make a considerable jump up the Premier League standings if Collymore's prediction of their result comes to fruition on Saturday afternoon. My job is to see the performance and we reacted really well.

It's been a great start to the season for Burnley and they now sit seventh in the table after picking up points away to Chelsea and Tottenham already.

Asked if the competition for places has ever been this intense at Turf Moor, Vokes said: "No, not since I have been here".

Burnley have made a promising start to the season under manager Sean Dyche.

Paul Merson believes that Liverpool are not strong enough defensively to win the Premier League title this season. It's our fault. We were dominant, fantastic attitude.

"Today, we looked good looking forward, and guess what?"

Wood, who justified his club record signing by scoring in each of his first two EPL matches for Burnley, didn't manage a shot on goal at Anfield. Headers went wide, shots went over and substitute Dominic Solanke even hit the cross-bar from about 4 yards out. Nearly created a late victor with a fine run and terrific cross to the back post, but Alexander-Arnold's shot was well saved by the keeper. We were unlucky there past year, we took the lead and had them on the back foot for most of the game.


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