LIVERPOOL: Liverpool’s 100 % Premier League house file ended on Saturday because the champions have been held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley at Anfield.
Jay Rodriguez equalised for Burnley within the 69th minute after Andy Robertson had given Liverpool a first-half lead.
Liverpool, on 93 factors, should win their final three video games if they’re to beat Manchester Metropolis’s file whole of 100 factors from two years in the past. Burnley are ninth on 50 factors.
The final time Liverpool did not win at Anfield within the league was in January, 2019, after they drew 1-1 with Leicester Metropolis.
Burnley might even have pulled off a well-known victory when Johann Berg Gudmundsson caught the bar three minutes from fulltime.
Burnley keeper Nick Pope, persevering with to make the case for promotion to the England primary spot, stored Liverpool at bay with a collection of excellent saves, together with a superb response to maintain out a strong close-range effort from Mohamed Salah within the 18th minute.
However Liverpool’s domination lastly got here to fruition within the 34th minute when Fabinho floated in a cross from the left and Andy Robertson met it with a superbly angled header into the highest nook.
Pope was excellent once more to maintain out a Sadio Mane drive with the Burnley keeper largely chargeable for the Clarets heading in on the break solely a purpose down.
Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino ought to have had his first league purpose at Anfield this season however scuffed his shot towards the publish within the 49th minute.
Burnley steadily grew into the sport and drew degree with an excellent end from Rodriguez after James Tarkowski had headed down a deeply hit free kick.
Liverpool had another alternative in stoppage time however Salah’s weak effort was straightforward for Pope.
“We must always have scored two, three or 4 targets no less than,” stated Liverpool supervisor Juergen Klopp.
“The referee let a a lot of challenges go so it was clear that if the ball comes into the field it was harmful. They did what they’re good at and I respect that,”
“For moments it was Liverpool towards Pope, he did very well, however we should always have scored. We did not shut the sport and so they took their second. It looks like we misplaced a recreation,” he stated.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche hailed the best way his aspect approached the second half.
“Second half I reminded them that the strain was off, simply go and play. Get it ahead and ask them extra questions. You have to discover a second, and we have been nice at that,” he stated.
“We hit the bar late on however I feel three factors would have been over-egging it, we defended properly and our keeper performed properly,” he stated.