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Premier League – Liverpool vs Burnley prediction, team news, lineup

Premier League – Liverpool vs Burnley prediction, team news, lineup

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Premier League – Liverpool vs Burnley prediction, team news, lineup

On Saturday lunchtime, after posting contrasting results on the opening weekend of the 2021-22 Premier League season. Liverpool and Burnley face off in-game week two in front of the Anfield faithful. Jurgen Klopp’s side cruised to a 3-0 win over Norwich City last weekend, while the Clarets were defeated 2-1 at home by Brighton & Hove Albion. Here is our expert guess on Liverpool vs Burnley football prediction, team news, and lineup for the first Premier League of the season.

Team news

Liverpool

As Jordan Henderson and Thiago near a first-team return, both got minutes in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Aston Villa on Sunday.

Fabinho will undoubtedly be recalled to the starting lineup as last weekend he was surprisingly only on the bench against Norwich

With Andy Robertson still healing from an ankle ligament injury, Kostas Tsimikas appears to be set to remain at left-back.

On the opening weekend,  Diogo Jota scored against Norwich and should keep his place in the starting lineup.

Burnley

Dale Stephens and Kevin are still without Burnley Long ahead of Saturday’s trip to Anfield.

Ashley Barnes, Matej Vydra, and Josh Brownhill are all competing for starts after last weekend’s defeat to Brighton.

Liverpool vs Burnley Prediction

Away to Norwich, Liverpool started the new season with a 3-0 Victory. Only to lose 2-1, Burnley led Brighton 1-0 early on.

Against Liverpool, Burnley is unbeaten in their last two visits to Anfield and has scored in each of their last three away games.

As fans gather in force, Burnley will remember their recent trip to Anfield fondly, with their victory on Merseyside marking the start of Liverpool’s rut, but lightning is unlikely to strike twice.

Before hosting Chelsea,  Klopp’s team has their sights set on the prize and will expect to march to a confidence-boosting win which is exactly what they should do this season.

Lineup

Liverpool possible starting lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Tsimikas; Fabinho, Keita, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Burnley possible starting lineup:

Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Gudmundsson, Cork, Westwood, McNeil; Wood, Rodriguez

Our Prediction: Liverpool 2-0 Burnley

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