Burnley inflicted a first defeat of the season on Liverpool with a 2-0 Premier League victory at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon.
Sam Vokes stunned Jürgen Klopp’s side with a fierce finish from the edge of the area in the second minute and the buoyant hosts doubled their advantage through another clinical hit from Andre Gray before the break.
The Clarets then stood firm to prevent the away team from conjuring any clear-cut opportunities and that meant a disappointing result in the second match of 2016-17.
Liverpool’s teamsheet showed two changes from last Sunday’s victory over Arsenal — James Milner and Daniel Sturridge replaced Alberto Moreno and the injured Sadio Mane respectively.
As at Emirates Stadium, though, Klopp’s men conceded the opening goal – and on this occasion within two minutes of kick-off.
Nathaniel Clyne’s pass infield from the right flank was stolen by Gray and the ball was quickly moved forward to his strike partner Vokes, who in one motion turned and smacked a shot into the top corner.
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