Champions Liverpool are out to increase their points tally when they welcome an improved Burnley side to Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
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The Reds were given a real scare by Brighton and Hove Albion in their midweek away clash, but eventually saw off the Seagulls with a spirited performance that ended 3-1 in their favour.
Burnley will be inspired by their smash-and-grab 1-0 win away to West Ham United in midweek, as they look for a rare win against a Liverpool side that have not lost in over 20 matches at home.
Date: Saturday, 11 July 2020
Jurgen Klopp is set to miss his captain Jordan Henderson, who suffered a knee injury in their 3-1 win away to Brighton in midweek.
Dejan Lovren remains a doubt for the champions ahead of this tie, while Joel Matip’s season is over.
Sadio Mane will return to the starting XI after being dropped down to the bench in place of youngster Neco Williams.
Takumi Minamino is in line to take over Roberto Firmino, who has not scored at Anfield all season.
Trio Ben Mee, Jack Cork and Matthew Lowton are all expected not to play part in Burnley’s remaining matches until next season.
Sean Dyche could likely hand Chris Wood his first league start post-lockdown this weekend.
Eric Pieters could get another start in midfield for the Clarets when they make the trip to Anfield.
The Reds are in for another home victory having won their last 24 Premier League home matches.
Klopp’s charges also have the upper hand coming into this match as they have won their last four matches against Burnley across all competitions.
Burnley are hoping to cause an upset as they are undefeated in 11 of their last 12 Premier League matches.