Liverpool won 2-0 (1-0) at home to Burnley in the Premier League. Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane scored one goal each for Liverpool.
Liverpool started the match best and took the lead early when Diogo Jota netted after 18 minutes, with an assist by Kostas Tsimikas, making it 0-1.
The next goal was long overdue. In the 69th minute, Sadio Mane scored, from a pass from Trent Alexander-Arnold, to increase the lead for Liverpool. The 2-0 goal was the last one of the game.
The last match between the teams ended in a 0-3 away win for Liverpool in May 2021.
After this game in the Premier League, Liverpool will take on Chelsea (home) on 2021-08-28, Leeds (away) on 2021-09-12 and Crystal Palace (home) on 2021-09-18. Burnley play Leeds (home) on 2021-08-29, Everton (away) on 2021-09-13 and Arsenal (home) on 2021-09-18.