Liverpool vs Burnley – (21/01/2021)
Liverpool will welcome a sleeping Burnley side to Anfield on Thursday in the English Premier League Matchday 20 fixture.
Both teams last met at this venue in the Premier League last season towards the closing matches back in July. Burnley came well-prepared to that match to wrestle 1 point at Anfield with a 1:1 draw. The result has extended Liverpool’s unbeaten streak over Burnley to 7 consecutive matches.
Taking an extensive look at their H2H in the last 8 meetings, Liverpool has won 5 games, Burnley won 1, and they have shared 2 draws.
Both teams have benefited from their attacking performances over these matches with goals making headlines. Both teams to score were witnessed in 6 of their last 8 meetings and Over 2.5 goals were present in 5 matches.
Liverpool slipped to 4th place with 34 points from 18 matches. They have conceded 21 goals and scored the highest in the league, 37 goals.
Liverpool was tamed at home in their most recent game in the league against Manchester United with a boring 0:0 draw. They defeated Aston Villa on the road in their previous game in the FA Cup by 4:1 to advance in the competition.
Liverpool has slowed down over the past few weeks having been faced with setbacks and poor attacking display. They have won 1 of their last 5 games, lost 1 and drawn 3. Under 2.5 goals were seen in 4 of their last 5 games and both teams to score surfaced on 2 occasions.
Liverpool home matches have been an entire ball game with a blazing streak of match confidence and a well-tailored offensive approach. They have won 5 of their last 8 games, lost 1 and drawn 2. Both teams to score were recorded in 3 of their last 8 matches and Over 2.5 goals came along in 4 games.
Burnley occupies the 17th spot with 16 points garnered from 17 games. They have scored 9 goals and conceded 22.
Burnley was piped in their most recent game on the road by West Ham in the league by a 1:0 loss. They were shocked by Manchester United at home with a narrow 1:0 defeat. Burnley have not scored a goal in their last 2 games.
Burnley started with some promising performances, but recently they have flipped and headed towards the relegation zone. They have won 2 of their last 5 games and lost 3. Under 2.5 goals were seen in all their last 5 games and both teams to score came through on 1 occasion.
Burnley away matches have been poor and lacks purpose. They have failed to score a goal in their last 3 consecutive matches. Burnley have won 1 of their last 7 games, lost 3 and drawn 3. Under 2.5 goals were recorded in 6 of their last 7 games and both teams to score did not surface.
Tip: 5 Most Important Facts About the Match
1. Burnley have scored 1 goal in their last 7 away games.
2. Liverpool has lost 1 of their last 10 home games.
3. Liverpool have failed to score in 3 of their last 4 matches.
4. Under 2.5 goals were recorded in 8 of Burnley’s last 9 games.
5. Both teams to score were witnessed in 6 of both teams’ last 7 meetings.
Conclusion Tip: Liverpool vs Burnley
Liverpool home performance would be banked upon in this fixture while Burnley’s disastrous away display does not look encouraging. Liverpool to win and Under 2.5 goals should be considered. ACCA of Liverpool to win and Under 2.5 goals should come close.
Results of Previous Clashes
Liverpool vs Burnley 1:1
Liverpool vs Burnley 3:0
Liverpool vs Burnley 4:2
Liverpool vs Burnley 3:1
Liverpool vs Burnley 2:1