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Liverpool vs Burnley: Premier League – LIVE!

The Premier League champions find themselves on their worst scoring run in the top light for more than 15 years as they welcome Sean Dyche’s side to Anfield.

Three goalless games – two draws and a defeat – have seen the Reds drop from top spot to fourthm behind their biggest title rivals, Manchester City and Manchester United.

Since putting seven goals past Crystal Palace, it’s four games without a win and will be afforded no reprieve by Burnley’s typically has a stubborn defence. Klopp was bullish in his pre-match press conference, telling reporters: “It (scrutiny) is just getting earlier and earlier but it is all fine. We are on it, believe me.”

Burnley have lost three of their last five, include their previous two on the bounce, but were the only team to take points off Liverpool at home last season. Dyche said: “I’m not overthinking they’re maybe not as free-flowing … We still have to be on top of ourselves and on top of our performance.”

Follow the game LIVE on Standard Sport below…

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Score prediction: Liverpool to win 1-0

At any other point of the season, you’d likely be looking at a big home win.

However, Liverpool are short of confidence, and you’d suspect Klopp would take three points however they came here.

There’s no doubt Liverpool could smash Burnley, but a tight home win looks likeliest right now.

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How to watch

TV channel: The match will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.

Live stream: Fans can watch the match online via the SkyGo app.

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Team news

Jurgen Klopp is hoping to have centre-back Joel Matip available after a four-match absence, but Diogo Jota is still out with a knee injury.

Virgil van Dijk (knee), Joe Gomez (knee), Naby Keota (knock) and Konstantinos Tsimikas (knee) remain sidelined.

As for Burnley, Charlie Taylor is available after a thigh problem.

Liverpool predicted XI (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Henderson, Thiago, Wijnaldum; Salah, Firmino, Mane

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Hellow and welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Burnley.

Kick-off at Anfield is at 8pm. Stick with us for all the build-up, action and reaction.

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