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Liverpool’s unbeaten run at home was there to be broken amid their torrid winless run, but not even Burnley fans would have placed bets on their side becoming the first away team to win a Premier League game at Anfield since April 2017.
Nevertheless, Dyche’s men secured a historic win on the Merseyside turf through Ashley Barnes’s sweetly-struck penalty, and Liverpool just could not find a way through a Burnley defence which demonstrated a very familiar resolve last Thursday.
The Clarets’ memorable triumph over Liverpool saw them secure their first Premier League points of 2021 after back-to-back 1-0 defeats to Manchester United and West Ham United.
and the hosts now find themselves seven clear of the drop zone having lost just three of their last nine top-flight matches.
Burnley followed up that victory at Anfield with a resounding 3-0 win over Fulham in the FA Cup, with Jay Rodriguez staking his claim for a starting place with two goals at Craven Cottage, and Kevin Long also struck a rare goal for an inspired Burnley.
The signs are wholly positive for Dyche and co, who had won four of their last five matches in all competitions at Turf Moor before United’s victory earlier in the month, although a measly five league goals scored at home is the joint lowest in the division alongside West Bromwich Albion.
Aston Villa manager Dean Smith “reluctantly” accepted a touchline ban for his dismissal against Manchester City.
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but the West Midlands outfit did not need their manager barking orders from the dugout to secure a 2-0 win over lowly Newcastle United last week.
Ollie Watkins ended his nine-game goal drought while the impressive Bertrand Traore notched up his fourth of the Premier League season on a near-perfect night for Villa, who ended a three-game losing run across all competitions with that triumph