liverpool (Uttam Hindu News): Liverpool took their place at the top of the table with a 3-1 win over Burnley thanks to goals from Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz and Darwin Nunez.
The day started with Manchester City’s 2-0 win against Everton. Also, after this, Liverpool had a chance to become number-1 in the table again with a win.
Jota’s 31st-minute opener gave Liverpool the lead in the match on Saturday night. However, O’Shea scored just before the first half to put Burnley level.
However, Diaz gave the team the lead early in the second half and Núñez soon sealed the victory.
After a slow start, Liverpool started to apply pressure. Burnley had three great chances to level the scores in quick succession, but failed to do so.
Yogo Jota (31′), Luis Diaz (52′) and Darwin Nunez (79′) scored for Liverpool, while the only goal for Burnley was scored by Darra O’Shea (45′).
A third consecutive league win at Anfield takes Liverpool to 54 points, two more than second-placed Manchester City, while Burnley remain in 19th on 13 points. Luton Town is seven points behind in 17th place.