Premier League champions Liverpool welcome Burnley to Anfield on Saturday afternoon as they continue their attempt to reach a record points tally.

Jurgen Klopp’s men may have the title sewn up, but the prospect of accumulating the highest number of points in a Premier League season means the foot will remain firmly on the gas.

The Reds need to win 4 of their remaining 5 fixtures to better Manchester City’s 2018 haul of 100 points, and Saturday’s clash with Burnley represents a great opportunity to get 3 points closer.

Burnley meanwhile have a Europa League place in their crosshairs, after a 0-1 win at West Ham last time out brought European football that little bit closer.

The 10th placed Clarets are just 6 points off Wolverhampton Wanderers in 6th and level on points with Spurs in 9th after 34 games.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to risk Jordan Henderson against Burnley, with the midfielder picking up a concerning looking knee problem against Brighton last time out.

Mohamed Salah was the star in the 1-3 success on the South Coast, but may miss out against the Clarets if Klopp sticks to his usual tact of rotating his forward players.

Defenders Dejan Lovren and Joel Matip will miss out with injury, with Matip out for the rest of the season.

Burnley gaffer Sean Dyche will have been impressed with his side’s defensive display against West Ham, especially in the absence of skipper Ben Mee, who is expected to sit out here too.

Ashley Barnes, Jack Cork and Matt Lowton will all miss the trip to Anfield, but striker Chris Wood may come in to the starting lineup along with Wednesday’s match-winner Jay Rodriguez.

Liverpool v Burnley at Anfield is a 3pm kick off on Saturday, July 11.

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