MatchPre-Burnley stats: Gakpo and Salah on cusp of LFC milestones

By Chris Shaw


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Check out 12 interesting statistics ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Burnley, with Cody Gakpo and Mohamed Salah on the cusp of milestones.

The Reds journey to Turf Moor for a 5.30pm GMT kick-off in the Premier League on Tuesday.

Read on for a dozen pre-match facts and figures…

Liverpool’s win at Turf Moor on their last visit, in February 2022, was the Reds’ 50th over Burnley in all competitions.

The Reds have lost only two of their last 15 league visits to Turf Moor.

The teams have met seven times previously on Boxing Day, with Liverpool winning three, along with two losses and two draws.

The Reds could set a new club record by keeping a clean sheet at Burnley for a fourth league visit in a row.

They are already on a club-record run of five league victories in succession at Turf Moor.

Salah needs one goal to reach 150 for Liverpool in the league and become the fifth Reds player in history to achieve the feat.

Jürgen Klopp

NewsJürgen Klopp press conference: Burnley test, left-back selection and Jota returnJürgen Klopp is anticipating facing a Burnley side with increased confidence when Liverpool travel to Turf Moor for the Boxing Day fixture.

Gakpo could make his 50th appearance for the club in all competitions.

Liverpool have lost only one of their last 20 away league games played during the month of December – a 1-0 defeat at Leicester City in 2021.

The Reds have won each of their last six fixtures played on Boxing Day. They last lost on this date in 2013, beaten 2-1 at Manchester City.

Liverpool’s only hat-trick at Burnley was scored by Roger Hunt in 1964.

The Clarets’ 2-0 victory at Fulham on Saturday was their third in the Premier League this season and saw them keep their second clean sheet in the division this term.

Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is set to take charge of a team against the Reds for the first time.



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