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Burnley end Liverpool's perfect run at Anfield

12 Jul 2020, 04:12 GMT+10

Liverpool failed to win a Premier League game at Anfield for the first time since January 2019 as Burnley ended a run of 24 straight victories for Jurgen Klopp's men on home soil thanks to Jay Rodriguez's strike in a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

As it happened | Liverpool v Burnley

Liverpool can still break Manchester City's record points haul of 100 two seasons ago, but will now need to win all three of their remaining matches.

Salah's double in midweek kept him in the running for a third Golden Boot in as many seasons at Liverpool and only Nick Pope in the Burnley goal prevented the Egyptian closing in on Jamie Vardy at the top of the scoring charts.

Curtis Jones was given a chance to shine in Henderson's absence and blasted another big opportunity wide before he and fellow teenager Neco Williams were replaced by the more experienced Naby Keita and Alexander-Arnold.

However, a prized point moves Sean Dyche's men up to ninth, with eighth possibly good enough for a place in the Europa League should Manchester City's two-season ban from European competition be upheld.

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