Liverpool 9-4 for league title after Burnley win

Liverpool reduced Manchester City's lead at the top of the Premier League back to one point after coming from behind to beat Burnley 4-2 at Anfield.

Ashley Westwood's controversial early opener straight from a corner gave Burnley a shock lead when Reds goalkeeper Alisson appeared to have been fouled, but Liverpool fought back for a vital victory and are 9-4 to land the Premier League title with City drifting slightly to 4-11.

Roberto Firmino equalised after 19 minutes and the Reds were ahead at the break thanks to Sadio Mane's strike.

Firmino added a third in the second half and Liverpool deserved their win despite Johann Gudmundsson's injury-time goal setting up a tense finish before Mane settled any late nerves.

Burnley, 17th and two points clear of the bottom three, are 4-1 to be relegated.

Match in Focus

15:00 Sa 25May SKY

Newport Co v Tranmere

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Newport are unbeaten in 12 matches.
Expert verdict
Michael Flynn’s Newport headed into the playoffs as the fourth tier’s form side, securing seventh spot by finishing the season ten games unbeaten. Tranmere will know all too well about County’s disciplined defensive, having failed to score in both league meetings with them and, even with James Norwood leading the line, they look vulnerable.

 

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