Man Of The Match Report: Liverpool 2-0 Burnley

Match Attendance: 52,591

Last time round, Burnley ended Liverpool’s 68-game unbeaten run. Liverpool took their revenge today with a dominant 2-0 win in front of a packed Anfield crowd.

Trent’s MOTM Worthy Stats:

Trent Alexander Arnold! What a player! He had a brilliant game and provided an assist for Liverpool’s second goal. Let’s not take that away from K. Tsimikas. He replaced the injured Robertson and showed his worth with a beautiful assist to Jota who glanced home his second goal of the season. A lot of dominant displays from Liverpool but lets be honest Trent deserved to win the MOTM award today and here’s why:

Rating: 8.92

Minutes played: 90

Pass accuracy %: 81.8

Touches: 101

Goal contribution: 1 assist

Shots (on target): 1(1)

Key Passes: 7

Aerial duels won: 2

Tackles: 2

Interceptions: 1

Clearances: 3

Clean Sheets: 1

Burnley were solid, got behind the ball and broke away when they got their chance. In the first half, they looked like the more dangerous side going into the half however they didn’t have the quality to cause Liverpool an upset this time round. Despite the loss, Dwight McNeil had an exceptional game for Burnley.

McNeil’s Stat Overview:

Rating: 7.81

Minutes played: 90

Pass accuracy %: 75

Touches: 51

Shots (on target): 2(1)

Dribbles: 4

Crosses (accurate crosses): 5(1)

Key Passes: 1

Tackles: 3

Interceptions: 2

Blocked shots: 2


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