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Liverpool 2-0 Burnley - Watch the goals and highlights (Video)

LFC Globe
21st August 2021
Liverpool vs Burnley Highlights
Premier League
Anfield
Liverpool
Diogo Jota (18'), Sadio Mane (69')
2-0
Burnley
No goalscorers

Liverpool vs highlights - Watch all the goals and highlights as the Reds beat 2-0 at a full-capacity Anfield thanks to goals from and .

and made way in the Liverpool starting eleven for captain and 18-year-old , with the latter making his first Premier League start for the Reds.

It was a sight to savour as the Reds walked out in front of a full capacity crowd at Anfield for the first time in 529 days, with the Reds hopeful of making a quick start and getting straight at the visitors.

Instead, it was that made a confident start as they kept the Reds' attackers at bay and created some dangerous openings going the other way. But a simple move soon saw Sean Dyche's defence unlocked as Liverpool went 1-0 up.

The ball made its way out to down the left as he looked up and spotted a run to the near post, with the Greek international's delivery spot on for Jota to head the ball past Nick Pope in goal.

Liverpool continued to look for a second despite 's eagerness going forward and they looked to have made it 2-0 through a strike, but VAR correctly ruled the goal out for offside.

saw a goal of their own ruled out for offside at the start of the second half but it was all Liverpool as the half wore on, with the likes of , and Salah all coming close on different occasions.

With a little over 20 minutes left, the Reds were finally rewarded for their attacking intent throughout the second half as they doubled their advantage through a brilliantly worked move.

Van Dijk's long ball was comfortably taken in by Elliott before the youngster found , who played an unmarked Mane through on goal to finish with a superb strike and make it 2-0 to the Reds.

The likes of , and came on in the latter stages of the second half as Liverpool eventually ran out comfortable winners on the day after a strong second-half performance.

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