Burnley vs Liverpool preview, betting tips and prediction: Klopp's men out for revenge at Turf Moor

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Liverpool to win and BTTS @ 23/10 with Betfair

Liverpool to win with Philippe Coutinho FGS @ 9/2 with Betfair

Burnley to win and under 2.5 goals at 12/1 with Betfair

Right now, things seem to be going very well for Liverpool on and off the pitch. Their challenge for a Champions League place is proving successful; they are scoring goals and playing with great confidence, and they may have just solved a huge issue at centre back with the signing of Virgil van Dijk from Southampton. The deal cost £75million, a world record fee for a defender, but Jurgen Klopp has encouraged fans to ignore the price and focus on the player when he officially joins his new club on Monday. This game may come too soon for the Dutchman to feature, but the Reds will be confident nonetheless.

That all said, their opponents have been in fine form this season and have previous in frustrating the Reds. Burnley beat Liverpool 2-0 in their first home game back in the Premier League last season, and then frustrated them earlier this season at Anfield by stealing a late draw. Sean Dyche’s men are in the top seven for a reason; they cannot be counted out and are definitely worth backing with some of the prices quoted. With the ‘Fab Four’ on form for the Reds, though, we think Liverpool might just get vengeance.


When Liverpool are at their best, they can carve through most teams smoother than a hot knife through butter, but the reason it is so crucial that van Dijk comes in is because they don’t have much of a defensive presence. That was proven in six minutes against Arsenal a week gone Friday, when the Gunners came back from 2-0 down to lead 3-2. Putting their back line under pressure is easy, especially in the way Burnley will look to with high balls into the strikers and crosses into the box. Against the likes of Swansea and Brighton, though, they flexed their attacking muscles and showed they can pull low defensive lines out of position. Their good form has them in fourth place, not having lost in the Premier League since defeat to Tottenham at Wembley in November.



Burnley are still fighting at the top end of the top end of the table despite initially being told they would struggle. Dyche’s defensive unit is very impressive and had laid the foundations for their excellent form. Both Ben Mee and James Tarkowski deserve great credit for conceding the fewest goals, 25, outside of the top three, this season. Nick Pope, the stand-in goalkeeper, has also had a massive impact since replacing the injured Tom Heaton. Burnley may not have won in their last three games, but they are still five points clear of Leicester in eighth.

Team News

James Tarkowski will miss this game for Burnley through suspension, but Sean Dyche has no fresh concerns ahead of this game.



Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will miss out until February with a hamstring problem, and van Dijk will go on to make his debut in the coming games.

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