EPL: Liverpool stay top with club record-breaking win at Burnley

EPL: Liverpool stay top with club record-breaking win at Burnley

However, the charismatic German refused to get carried away as the Reds have a packed schedule after the worldwide break, with five games in 15 days including back-to-back trips to Napoli and Chelsea.

With the score at 3-0 Mane, scorer of the second just before half-time, was substituted but apparently annoyed by Mohamed Salah's failure to pass to him moments earlier and the Senegal global produced an emotional reaction on the bench.

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Adrian of Liverpool celebrates his teams third goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on August 31, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

"That's just us pushing each other all the time". We want to improve all the time.

"If you ask me four weeks ago I wouldn't expect it would happen", said Klopp.

The Reds opened the scoring in the 33rd minute, when Trent Alexander-Arnold's cross nestled into the back of the net after it got deflected off Chris Wood.

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In my opinion, that was the best performance so far this season.

The Merseyside outfit then went 2-0 up in the 37th minute after Ben Mee gifted the Reds possession, and Sadio Mane slotted home a fantastic low finish into the bottom corner. We will need the full squad to be ready when we come back.

"On transition they are deadly", said Burnley boss Sean Dyche.

"We controlled the game as much as you can", added Klopp. "Sadio is fine, he's a great lad", said the England global. "Wood and (Ashley) Barnes fight so hard for these balls, and we defended it really well. When we worked in transition we didn't find those killer moments".

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