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Liverpool team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Burnley

Sports Mole rounds up Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Burnley at Anfield.

Record-chasing champions Liverpool will resume their bid for an unprecedented points haul when they host Burnley at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

Jurgen Klopp's side need just three more wins from their final four games to surpass the 100-point record held by Manchester City, in addition to securing the most wins in a season and the biggest title-winning margin.

Liverpool are also on course to become the first team in Premier League history to win all of their home games in a single campaign, having come out on top in all 17 so far this season.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up their latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday's match.

Jordan Henderson

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson goes down injured against Brighton on July 8, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Jordan Henderson was forced off against Brighton after sustaining a knock to his knee and, while the severity of the injury is yet to be revealed, everything suggests that he will not be fit in time to return for this match given the quick turnaround in fixtures.

Dejan Lovren

Dejan Lovren celebrates scoring for Liverpool against Napoli in the Champions League on November 27, 2019.© Reuters

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Knock
Possible return date: July 11 (vs. Burnley)

Dejan Lovren's absence with a "knock" was initially described as precautionary, but the centre-back has missed three matches now and remains doubtful for this one.

Joel Matip

Liverpool defender Joel Matip receives medical attention during the derby against Everton on June 21, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Toe
Possible return date: Unknown

Liverpool will have to chase their records without Joel Matip, who has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a toe injury he picked up in the Merseyside derby.


Liverpool have no players suspended for this match.

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