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Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Burnley: 7 changes, Coutinho and Sturridge start

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Jurgen Klopp has made seven changes to his Liverpool lineup for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Burnley, as Philippe Coutinho returns.

The Reds will be looking to improve on their last two outings, losing 5-0 away to Man City and drawing 2-2 at home to Sevilla, taking on Sean Dyche’s side at Anfield.

Thirteen months ago, Liverpool suffered a frustrating 2-0 defeat to Burnley at Turf Moor, with Klopp’s defensive line crumbling under the pressure of the Clarets’ direct approach.

Klopp can hope for a more productive afternoon this time out, having rung the changes following the Reds’ midweek European clash.

Simon Mignolet returns between the sticks, with the Belgian now settled as Klopp’s league goalkeeper, alternating with Loris Karius in the Champions League.

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Ragnar Klavan and Andrew Robertson make up Klopp’s back four, looking for Liverpool’s third clean sheet of the season.

In midfield, James Milner is set to take over from Jordan Henderson in the No. 6 role, flanked by Coutinho and Emre Can.

And with Sadio Mane serving his first of a three-game suspension, Daniel Sturridge joins Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in attack.

Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are among those to keep Karius company on the substitutes’ bench.

Liverpool: Mignolet; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Klavan, Robertson; Milner, Can, Coutinho; Salah, Sturridge, Firmino

Substitutes: Karius, Lovren, Moreno, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Solanke

Burnley: Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward; Defour, Cork, Gudmundsson; Arfield, Brady, Wood

Substitutes: Legzdins, Long, Bardsley, Westwood, Walters, Barnes, Vokes

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