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Liverpool drop points at home to Burnley

Published on: 11 July 2020

Liverpool slipped to a 1-1 draw against Burnley at Anfield on Saturday, a result which ended their 100% home record for the season.

Andy Robertson scored the opening goal in the first half before James Rodriguez equalised after the break.

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Liverpool came into this match having won all 16 of their previous home matches, but saw their chance to become the first team in Premier League history with a perfect home record come to an end.

The hosts dominated the game in the early stages and Robertson headed Liverpool ahead after 34 minutes.

James Rodriguez ended Liverpool's hopes of earning a 100% home record this season. PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope provided a number of great saves to deny Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

Pope's saves kept Burnley in the game while Roberto Firmino hit the post just after the break.

Burnley made it 1-1 when Rodriguez reacted quickly to James Tarkowski's header to fire home from inside the box.

Johann Gudmundsson almost earned the visitors all three points at the end but hit the bar from close range.


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