Ox Replaces Midfielder - Liverpool's Strongest Possible 4-3-3 XI vs Burnley

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The wide midfielder cut in from the right and took a shot from distance but found Simon Mingolet alert in the Liverpool goals.

Despite vast pressure, Burnley managed to reach the break with the score still at 1-1, but Liverpool's dominance continued into the second half. But Burnley kept Liverpool at bay for the rest of the match to earn a fine away point.

Liverpool will look to bounce back after their 5-0 loss to Manchester city when they host an inform Burnley at Anfield on Saturday.

Mohamed Salah quickly cancelled out Scott Arfield's 27th minute opener, but the Reds could not complete the comeback despite enjoying complete domination.

Jurgen Klopp said he was finding it hard to take positives from the 1-1 draw with Burnley at Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool, refreshed by seven changes to the team that started the Champions League draw with Sevilla in midweek, controlled proceedings only to encounter stubborn resistance and creak under the first spell of Burnley pressure. Manager Jurgen Klopp has been criticized for not bringing in a center-back during the transfer window.

Meanwhile Liverpool U19 boss Steven Gerrard was full of praise for his side after their 4-0 UEFA Youth League win against the Spaniards.

Then they were held by Burnley.

A week on from making his Premier League debut, Pope made his first start in the top flight, replacing the injured Tom Heaton, who has had surgery on a dislocated shoulder. In the past we didn't feel good in the game.

Philippe Coutinho made his first appearance of the season on Wednesday, coming off the bench in the second half against Sevilla. "Clyney is improving a lot but, in the moment when he could start training completely normal - I'm not sure about when it will be - he will need time for a kind of pre-season", added the German.

It was exciting stuff at Anfield as both teams went for the victor and substitute Dominic Solanke's effort disappointingly hit the crossbar.

The Reds racked up 35 efforts at goal to the Clarets' five, but could have lost had Joel Matip not cleared Ben Mee's header off the line late on.

Coutinho was replaced by Solanke after a sub-par performance, with U/20 World Cup player of the tournament nearly turning one point into three, but he contrived to hit the woodwork with the goal gaping as the match finished 1-1.

Chance after chance fell Liverpool's way - headers going narrowly wide.

"I think Coutinho had a really good game, and a big impact on the game", said Klopp.

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