Incredibly Liverpool can match 2015/16 stat already with win against Burnley!

first_img 10 Liverpool host Burnley in one of the few Premier League clashes of the weekend, with all their title rivals taking part in the FA Cup.This game was originally meant to be held in the opening weeks of the season, though it was switched with the Turf Moor meeting due to the redevelopment of Anfield.The Clarets managed a surprise 2-0 win, starting their incredible run of home form which has carried them through the season, although they are very much expected to lose on Merseyside.They have still not won an away game this term, picking up just two points from a possible 39, though Liverpool are there for the taking considering their recent poor form.That is just one of many interesting facts about Sunday’s clash, and you can see more by clicking the right arrow, above… Liverpool haven’t lost a Premier League home game against a promoted side since the 2010/11 campaign against Blackpool (W12 D5 since). 10 10 10 Burnley’s last win at Anfield was in September 1974 (1-0). Since then they’ve drawn one and lost eight of their nine visits there in all competitions, scoring once and conceding 19 goals. If Liverpool win this match then they will equal their tally of wins for the entire 2015/16 Premier League season (16). Click the right arrow to see other interesting stats and facts for Liverpool v Burnley… Before losing at Turf Moor in August, Liverpool had won all four of the Premier League games against the Clarets, scoring 11 and conceding none. Burnley haven’t won both games against Liverpool in the same season since 1929/30 – they were relegated that season from the top-flight. Liverpool lost the reverse of this fixture 0-2 back in August, recording the highest ever possession for a losing team in a Premier League match since 2003/04 (80.4%). Indeed, Blackpool in 2010/11 were the last promoted side to do the Premier League home/away double over Liverpool. Joey Barton is the only player in Premier League history to be sent off for two different away teams at Anfield – for Manchester City in February 2006 and for Newcastle United in May 2009. Burnley have the worst away record in the Premier League this season; winning just two points from 39 available (W0 D2 L11). 10 10 10 10 10 10 The lowest points tally collected away from home in a single Premier League season collected is three; set by Derby County in 2007/08. Burnley have six away games remaining this season – including this match.last_img read more