Liverpool 4- Burnley 2
Manchester City beat Watford 3-1 on Saturday.
As a result, Liverpool headed into Sunday’s game with Burnley four points behind the Citizens.
Liverpool had also not been in the best form of late, drawing four of their last six league outings.
Burnley would head into the Liverpool game just two points above the relegation zone.
Firmino’s impressive stat
The Clarets would take the lead at Anfield in the sixth minute through Ashley Westwood.
However, braces from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane would eventually see Liverpool come away with a 4-2 win.
After bagging two vs Burnley, an impressive Roberto Firmino stat has emerged.
The Brazilian has now been involved in 100 goals for Liverpool across all competitions under Jurgen Klopp, scoring 63 and assisting 27.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) 10 March 2019
Firmino has also now found the net 11 times in 29 Premier League games this campaign.
After Firmino scored twice on Sunday Liverpool also became the first team this season two have three players in double figures for goals.
Liverpool are the 1st team this season to have players reach double figures for @premierleague goals:
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) March 10, 2019
Liverpool will now face a midweek trip to Bayern Munich before facing Fulham next Sunday.
Jurgen Klopp’s side will go top of the league if the beat Fulham as Man City are playing in the FA Cup next weekend.