This Premier League Preview sees Liverpool take on Burnley at Anfield, in the only match this Sunday.

Liverpool come into the match on the back of a great result against Arsenal, they have yet to lose to a top six rival. It is their record against the likes of Burnley that have been so surprising and their season will rest on those results.

Burnley come into the match on the back of a 3-2 defeat against Swansea, they along with Leicester are yet to win away from home and it is the worst record in all of the divisions.

Liverpool vs Burnley – Sunday 12th March 2017 – 16:00 - Sky Sports 1

Liverpool-BurnleyLiverpool are 1/4 with Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane at 7/2 to score first.

Liverpool welcome Burnley to Anfield in a huge Premier League match, with Liverpool looking to avenge the Turf Moor defeat.

Jurgen Klopp's men come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Arsenal, ending a poor run of four defeats in six matches.

Roberto Firmino (9) opened the scoring for Liverpool, with the Brazilian coolly finishing to give the Reds the deserved lead.

Sadio Mane (40) doubled the advantage just before half time, with Arsene Wenger's side looking lacklustre again.

Danny Welbeck (57) got one back for the Gunners, after Alexis Sanchez assisted the former Manchester United man.

It proved to be little more than a consolation, with Georginio Wijnaldum (90+1) completing the scoring to make it 3-1.

Top Streak

It was another excellent display from Liverpool against a top six side, but it's these games where they have struggled.

They have been beaten by Bournemouth, Burnley, Swansea, Leicester and Hull City who are all currently occupying five of the bottom six spots.

They have endured a miserable 2017, winning just two Premier League games and they are in real jeopardy of missing out on the top four.

Liverpool's record against the top four sides has been impeccable, they have yet to lose a match against a top six rival.

Reds Favourites

Liverpool head into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage informing the odds.

They will remain in fourth irrespective of the result, with all their rivals playing in the FA Cup this weekend.

The Reds will be looking to continue their overall record against Burnley, with Liverpool winning 30, drawing 18 and losing 22 of 70 fixtures.

Liverpool

Burnley are 11/1 with Andre Gray at 14/1 to open the scoring.

Burnley come into this match on the back of a 3-2 defeat against Swansea, they are still to win away from home this season.

It was the perfect start from Fernando Llorente (12), who gave the Swans the lead early in the first half.

Andre Gray (20), equalised for the visitors from the penalty spot, in what was a controversial decision to say the least.

Gray returned in the second half to complete his and Burnley's second (61), with the Clarets finally looking to secure an away win.

But it wasn't to be with Martin Olsson (69) and Fernando Llorente (90+2), snatching the win and all three points at the death.

Survival All But Assured

The club have seemingly completed their main objective this season though, with Premier League survival assured.

With 31 points they are in 12th position, and nine above the relegation zone with 11 games to go.

Burnley's form in their last six has been poor, with three defeats, one win and two draws coming across the competitions.

Burnley Underdogs

The Clarets come into this match as the underdogs, with their failure to produce an away win informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Sean Dyche and his men, with Liverpool only left to compete in the Premier League.

Burnley will be looking to draw on the early season win against Liverpool, where they won 2-0 thanks in large to Andre Gray.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Mane to score first @ 7/2

Tip 2 – Burnley to win 2/1 @ 33/1

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