Liverpool Overcome Burnley to Keep the Heat on Manchester City at the Top

Liverpool Overcome Burnley to Keep the Heat on Manchester City at the Top

After conceding their pole position at the top of the table at Goodison Park, it was imperative that Liverpool win and keep the pressure on Manchester City. Pep’s team having already won against Watford on Saturday night had pulled four points ahead and Klopp’s men needed to win today to keep up with them. The Reds promptly delivered, although Sean Dyche’s Burnley did trouble them a bit. Klopp had complained about the wind at Goodison and in the past he …
Liverpool Vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League run-in will kick-off in the earnest this weekend and with nine games left to play for each team, each team has a clear target they want to achieve by the end of the season. Burnely (16th with 30 points), will want to avoid the relegation zone and Liverpool will want to keep the title race alive for as long as possible. So, when Burnley travel to Anfield on Sunday for the lunch-time kick-off, it is fair to …
Burnley vs Tottenham Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Burnley vs Tottenham Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Tottenham have an opportunity to close the gap to Manchester City to only two points this weekend as they travel to face Burnley. The recent upturn from the home side means that it won’t be easy for Spurs to pick up the three points. However, Mauricio Pochettino has overseen a good run of recent form and they will be full of confidence ahead of this weekend. The relegation fears have improved at Turf Moor during recent weeks as Sean Dyche’s …
Arsenal v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

Arsenal v Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Players & Prediction

After going 22 matches unbeaten, Arsenal have now lost consecutive matches after losing 3-2 to Southampton on Sunday 2-0 to Tottenham in the League Cup on Wednesday. They'll need to bounce back against Burnley or risk falling behind in the race for the top four. The Gunners are only three points behind Chelsea in fourth, but this festive period could be a huge turning point in their top four race, for better or for worse. They have three very winnable …
Tottenham vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Tottenham vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Tottenham will return to Premier League football this weekend with a spring in their step. They overcame the odds to qualify for the next round of the Champions League after taking just one point from their opening three matches. They welcome Burnley to Wembley on Saturday and will be looking to take all three points. The performance at the Nou Camp was very good. It could be said that Los Cules rested key players for the match, but it was still …
Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When Liverpool travelled to Turf Moor in the second game of the 2016-17 season, Jurgen Klopp was starting his first full season in charge of the Reds and his team had already defeated Arsenal in the first game. Then at Turf Moor they ran in to Sean Dyche’s Burnley and their low-block defence. Try as they may, the high-tempo Liverpool were not able to unlock that defence and lost the game 2-0. It almost became a template that teams adopted …
The Benefits Of The Newly Pragmatic Liverpool

The Benefits Of The Newly Pragmatic Liverpool

You wait all season for a four-goal romp and two come in the same week. Typical. The opening game against West Ham’s glacial midfield aside, the Reds have been strangely reticent in front of goal this term and it was beginning to get to people. Why I know not. Last season we were spoilt. Seven goals salvos here, five-goal lead in European Cup semi-finals there. The front three went mad. A lad who most didn’t want came from Arsenal and …
Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Burnley vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Chelsea will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they visit Burnley on Sunday. The home side haven’t enjoyed the best start to the season and their defeat to Manchester City last weekend was close to embarrassing. That said, there will be more teams that go to the Etihad Stadium and concede plenty of goals. For the visitors, they will be wanting to increase the pressure on the league leaders with a similar performance at …
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