Liverpool look to bounce back against Burnley in a rowdy Anfield crowd

Liverpool FC will host Burnley at an Anfield stadium that will have more Liverpool fans in years.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Jurgen Klopp and Vincent Kompany announces their starting XI's for today's game at Anfield.
Jurgen Klopp and Vincent Kompany announces their starting XI's for today's game at Anfield.
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Liverpool will play Burnley in the Premier League in front of a record-breaking crowd at Anfield. Liverpool will break their attendance record against Burnley today, as the Anfield Road stand fully opens and increases capacity to 60,000. The highest such gate so far saw 58,757 watch the Reds draw 2-2 with Chelsea in December 1949. Liverpool will need a win to continue being top of the table.

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Liverpool’s last game was a 3-1 loss against Arsenal last weekend. Liverpool will look to bounce back from the loss that brought Man City and Arsenal closer to them in the table. Liverpool will need a win to remain 1st in the table. Their last encounter with Burnley in the Premier League was a 2-0 win at Turf Moor in late December. Liverpool could be on 54 points with a win against Burnley today at Anfield.

Burnley are 19th in the Premier League table and are on 13 points. Their last game was a 2-2 draw against Fulham at home. David Datro Fofana scored two goals in the second half to give Burnley the important point at home. Burnley is in the relegation zone, and a win against Liverpool could help them go to 16 points. Burnley is in need of picking up points as they can potentially face relegation this season after being promoted last year.

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Alisson and Joe Gomez are not in the Liverpool squad as they have the flu for the game against Burnley

Liverpool starts with Kelleher in goal, with a back four of Trent Alexander Arnold, Quansah, Van Dijk, and Andy Robertson. Curtis Jones and Mac Allister are in the midfield, with the returning Endo as the sole holding midfielder. The front three for Liverpool will be Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez, and Diogo Jota.

Burnley starts with Trafford in goal, with a back four of Assignon, O'Shea, Esteve, and Delcroix. The four midfielders are Odobert, Ramsey, Berge, and Brownhill. The two strikers are Amdouni and Fofana, who scored a brace against Fulham in the last game.

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