Fans breakdown in tears as Liverpool suffer 1st home loss after 68 games, go 4 games without a goal for 1st time in 21 years

Fans breakdown in tears as Liverpool suffer 1st home loss after 68 games, go 4 games without a goal for 1st time in 21 years

- Liverpool lost at home for the very first time since 2017 after going 68 games unbeaten at home

- The reigning Premier League kings have now failed to score in their last our matches

- Jurgen Klopp’s side slip yet again and are now three points behind Manchester united

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Reigning Premier League champions Liverpool have were handed a stunning 1-0 defeat at Anfield by relegation-threatened Burnley on Thursday night, January 21.

The Reds went into the game with the hope of keeping the pressure on Manchester United who are currently on top the Premier League table, but they were unable to get a good result at home.

Jurgen Klopp’s men were stunned just seven minutes from time when Ashley Barnes converted from the penalty spot after goalkeeper Alisson Becker had brought the striker down in the area.

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Despite all the pressure, Liverpool failed to get a goal in the encounter which means the club have gone four games without getting a single goal for the first time since 2000.

It is their first Premier League loss after 68 games since losing 1-2 to Crystal Palace in April 2017.

It remains the second-longest unbeaten home run in English top-flight history after Chelsea’s 86 games ending in October 2008.

Liverpool now see themselves six points behind league leaders Manchester United as the Red Devils extended their domestic unbeaten run to 13 games after another resurgent performance saw them turn the game on its head to continue their frightening form on the road.

Fans breakdown in tears as Liverpool suffer 1st home loss in 68 games, go 4 games without a goal for 1st time in 21 years
Liverpool beaten at home by Burnley. Photo: Andrew Powell
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were back to the Premier League summit barely 24 hours after being displaced by their rivals after coming from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage.

It was Pogba's second match-winner in the English topflight division this season after the victory over Burnley at Turf Moor in the past week.

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The Frenchman disclosed that he was delighted with how he had struck the ball with his weaker foot, and insisted it was better than his winner against Burnley.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Real Madrid star Martin Odegaard has reportedly emerged as a top transfer target for Premier League side Arsenal this month.

The North Londoners are hoping to own the midfielder for a short period of time until they can find a long-term replacement for Mesut Ozil who exited the club already.

Sources close to the Gunners reveal that Mikel Arteta has made contact with Los Blancos in a bid to sign the Norwegian until the end of this season.

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