Liverpool vs Burnley – Fighting for Champions League berth

Liverpool vs Burnley, fighting for the EPL Champions League berth? Yup, yup—they did! To know more about the details of their game, read on to this article now!

The 0-3 highlights of Liverpool vs Burnley

Liverpool vs Burnley - Fighting for Champions League berth

After a disastrous title defense of their Premier League title, Liverpool is fighting with everything they have as the end of the season draws near. Manchester City has already stolen the title from them with one matchday left, so Liverpool is trying to win their remaining games to finish fourth and qualify directly to the UEFA Champions League group stage. 

And through this Premiere League Champions League tournament, Liverpool vs Burnley, Jurgen Klopp and his men are now closer to achieving that feat! Yes, Liverpool-Burnley scored the goal, after thrashing Burnley, 3 – 0.

Liverpool is currently on a hot streak this Liverpool vs Burnley game, winning their last 3 games, before facing Burnley at Turf Moor. Burnley, currently at the 17th spot and is now safe from relegation, refuses to lose to impress their home fans though. The Burnley vs Liverpool was indeed a great game!

Liverpool vs Burnley - Fighting for Champions League berth

In the first half of Liverpool vs Burnley, one would see a deadlock for the first 40 minutes until Roberto Firmino broke the ice by scoring at the 43-minute mark. Andrew Robertson sent the ball towards the middle in which Firmino kicked in with a clinical finish. 

Burnley had several attempts in the first half of Liverpool vs Burnley, but they never scored and the first half ended with Liverpool in the lead. 

The second half of Burnley vs Liverpool game started with a header from Nathaniel Phillips coming from Sadio Mane at the 52-minute mark. After the goal by Phillips, Burnley struggled to come back and they almost let Alexander-Arnold score but goalkeeper Will Norris said no. 

A late goal (88’) from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sealed the Liverpool-Burnley deal for his team, Burnley who seemed helpless as the former champions ran amok in their home stadium. 

Liverpool vs Burnley - Fighting for Champions League berth

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was happy with the Liverpool vs Burnley win, “Today was a semi-final. We had to win the semi-final and we did. Nothing is decided yet but we improved our position and we have the final. That’s what we needed. It’s what we deserve because this was a top performance.” 

Burnley manager Sean Dyche also commented on their Burnley vs Liverpool loss, “We could have been effective in the final third when it really counts. That’s probably been my biggest bug.” 

However, Dyche looks forward to the off-season to reorganize his squad “We have a base here to work on and it’s how we layer up on top of that to find the next generation of players to keep moving forward.” Still, the Burnley vs Liverpool is a good one, so congrats to both Liverpool-Burnley teams!

Liverpool vs Burnley - Fighting for Champions League berth

Liverpool-Burnley Scores:

  • Liverpool – 3
  • Burnley – 0

The starting lineup: 

  • Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, R Williams, Robertson, Thiago Alcántara, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mané, Tsimika, Milner, Adrián, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Tsimikas, Shaqirim, Origi, N Williams, Koumetio
  • Burnley: Norris, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor, Gudmundsson, Westwood, Cork, Vydraat, McNeil, Brownhill, Wood, Barnes, Peacock-Farrell, Rodriguez, Pieters, Vydram Nartey, Dunne, Richardson, Driscoll-Glennon

Burnley vs Liverpool highlights video

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