Liverpool and Burnley lie side by side in the early season English Premier League standings as they prepare for Saturday’s clash at Anfield
Liverpool have 7 points from 4 league outings and last week they were beaten for the first time in the league this season, crashing 5-0 away to Manchester City
Liverpool have won both of their home league fixtures this season with a clean sheet, beating Crystal Palace (1-0) and Arsenal (4-0).
Corners have been thin on the ground in the 2 home games with Liverpool winning the count 4-2 against Palace and 4-3 against Arsenal
Of the 4 league games, 3 have seen at least 4 goals scored
Sadio Mane was sent off in the defeat at City and will start a 3 match ban here
In midweek Liverpool drew 2-2 at home to Sevilla in their first Champions League group match with Firmino missing a penalty
Burnley also have 7 points from 4 matches and they are 1 place above Liverpool in seventh spot after a 1-0 home win over Crystal Palace last weekend.
Burnley have already upset 2 of the elite clubs away from home this season, winning 3-2 at Chelsea on the opening weekend and then drawing 1-1 at Spurs
They lost the corner count at Chelsea 8-5 and at Spurs 10-7
Burnley keeper Tom Heaton injured a shoulder in the win over Palace and is expected to be out for some time
Record signing Chris Wood came off the bench to score a late equalizer at Spurs and he marked his full debut with the only goal in last weeks win over Palace
Referee: Roger East
Matches 3, Yellows 9, Reds 0
2016 /17 Head to Head (Premier League Only)
Liverpool 2-1 Burnley
Burnley 2-0 Liverpool
Note, odds quoted are an approximate average and are correct at the time of last update but are subject to change
The match result prices pay little respect to Burnley’s results away to Chelsea and Spurs but if they are missing a very useful keeper they could come unstuck here. Even without Mane Liverpool have so many attacking options that 3 goals or more is always worth considering.
Bet: Liverpool total goals, 3 or more at 11/10
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