Could improved Burnley spring a surprise at Liverpool with improved away performances?


What a difference a game makes.

"The pleasing thing for me was the other end", he told the Liverpool Echo.

Chris Wood's scoring run ended but his Burnley side continue to hold their own against the heavyweights in the English Premier League.

The Clarets continued their remarkable record away from home as they secured a first ever Premier League point on Merseyside.

Even though Burnley have picked up some decent results away this season, Liverpool may prove too strong for them on this occasion.

talkSPORT takes a look at the best reactions from fans online... An innocuous collision with Ben Mee saw Tom Heaton land badly on his shoulder causing a dislocation and meaning he will now be out of action for several months. Burnley will hope to keep their impressive form going, but will play for a draw.

Ashley Barnes scored the opener for Burnley whilst Wijnaldum and Can scored in each half to make it 2-1.

The pattern of play was established early on, with Liverpool enjoying near-total control of possession as they searched for ways through. He is perhaps still lacking match fitness after recovering from a bad back.

"It feels odd, it feels wrong, but it's a fact - we drew", said Klopp.

Jeff Hendrick is on track for an Anfield return to action after overcoming a thigh injury.

Klopp led Liverpool to a fourth-place finish in his first full season in charge of the Merseyside club after the Reds finished marginally ahead of rivals Arsenal.

The match has significance for Wood, who left Leeds in August following 30 goals for the second-tier Championship club last season. Both playing at the time.

"I'm not happy. I'm angry with the result, but pleased with the performance", the Reds boss said.

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Liam Brady believes questions should be asked about Jurgen Klopp over the Liverpool manager's inability to solve their defensive issues. "Obviously we have quality and now we have to use this quality consistently, that should be the plan". For reasons unknown outside of Anfield, Klopp has shown a tendency to continually switch his choice of keeper as well as his outfield players. Liverpool were looking rampant, piling pressure on the Claret's defence, but their lack of cutting edge began to frustrate the Anfield faithful as the clock ticked into the final quarter of the game.

Liverpool created plenty of chances to win the game, with Salah finding goalkeeper Nick Pope rather than the back of the net on multiple occasions.