- Liverpool earn 1000th PL point
- Arfield scores from Wood
- Can cues up Salah for fifth
Liverpool sits seventh with eight points, while Burnley is sixth with a one-goal advantage in goal differential.
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Liverpool was lively early, and Philippe Coutinho didn’t look bothered by his long lay off.
Salah came close to winning an 18th minute penalty off James Tarkowski, but the whistle did not arrive at Anfield.
Yet it was Burnley who went ahead, with Arfield running onto a Chris Wood flicked cross and hammering his shot past Simon Mignolet in the 28th minute. The defending was again primarily responsible for an opposition goal, with the center backs sucked to Wood.
The Reds were level through Salah within three minutes, as Emre Can opened the lid on Burnley’s back line and the Egyptian took the ball to his left before firing a low shot across his body and past Clarets’ backstop Nick Pope.
Would there be history for Burnley? The Clarets had not taken a point from Liverpool since returning to the PL.
Joel Matip saved a late chance from Burnley, and Mignolet made another stop.
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