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Confirmed Liverpool XI v Burnley

Jurgen Klopp has made four changes to the Liverpool XI that prevailed 3-1 victors against Brighton on Wednesday as the Reds prepare for their afternoon clash with Burnley.

Here is a look at how the Premier League champions will line-up against Burnley.

Starting XI: Alisson, Williams, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Jones, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Substitutes: Adrian, Lovren, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Shaqiri, Origi, Alexander-Arnold, Elliott.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – JULY 05: Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Aston Villa at Anfield on July 5, 2020 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/ Getty Images)

Club captain Jordan Henderson is absent after his season was ended following a knee injury at the Amex Stadium in midweek.

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James Milner is also out as a precaution due to a slight muscle issue.

Academy graduate and local lad Curtis Jones has been handed his first Premier League start for Liverpool while fellow youngster and talented prospect Neco Williams retains his place in the starting XI.

Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Fabinho also return to the team after Klopp handed all of the aforementioned trio a much-needed rest against Brighton in midweek.

If Liverpool are to win against Sean Dyche’s outfit then Klopp’s champions will move within three points of their all-time record points tally of 98 – and joint second in the all-time English division.




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