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Liverpool beat Burnley to close in on Manchester City

Liverpoolcame from behind to beat 17th placed side Burnley at the Anfield tocome a point behind league leaders Manchester City.

Burnleyscored early in the 6th minute through Ashley WestWood who scoreddirectly from the corner.

Liverpooltrailed for only 13 minutes before Roberto Firmino scored from a blocked MohamedSalah’s cross bringing the game back to life.

10 minuteslater Sadio Mane doubled the lead for Liverpool curling a shot past Burnleygoalkeeper Heaton sending them in a lead in the first half.

RobertoFirmino scored the third goal for Liverpool in the 67th minutefollowing a poor clearance from Heaton.

Burnley pulled one back in the extra time through Johann Berg who shot from 6 yards away but it was sadio Mane who sealed the three crucial points for Liverpool scoring two minutes later.

Also read: Manchester City beat Liverpool and end there unbeaten run

The win keepsLiverpool in the second position, a point behind leaders Manchester City and 12points clear of third placed Tottenham Hotspurs.

Tottenhamsuffered a humiliating 2-1 defeat at Southampton who came from behind to bagthree points.

ManchesterUnited will on Sunday visit Arsenal at the Emirates and if they win, they mightovertake Tottenham in the third place.

Liverpool beat Burnley to close in on Manchester City
Slavian Mwangecho
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