In this week 18 match, on Thursday Jan 21st, Liverpool will host Burnley in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. Liverpool is fresh off their 4-1 win against Aston Villa. Sadio Mané scored the first goal for Liverpool in the 4th minute, then Barry tied it up for Aston Villa in the 41st minute. Liverpool should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 19 points in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Burnley recorded a 1-1 draw against Milton Keynes Dons. Cameron Jerome struck first for Milton Keynes Dons in the 29th minute on a feed from Scott Fraser, then Matěj Vydra tied it up for Burnley in the 4th minute of the second half’s stoppage time . Burnley should be reasonably happy with their recent performance, earning 18 points in their last 10 matches.
This will be the first match for these two teams against eachother this season. Last season Liverpool won the head to head battle with 1 win and 1 draw.
Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes are the top scorers for Burnley in the last 5 matches, but unfortunately they only have one goal.. Liverpool is fortunate enough to have Sadio Mané in top form. In the last five matches the attacker has scored 4 goals
Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool squad will be without Virgil van Dijk, Naby Keïta, Joël Matip, Joe Gomez, Konstantinos Tsimikas and Diogo Jota, while Burnley will be without Jóhann Guðmundsson.