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Leicester City welcome Burnley to the King Power Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday evening.
Brendan Rodgers’ side started the new campaign in emphatic fashion, defeating West Brom 3-0 last weekend as Jamie Vardy scored twice from the penalty spot, after such a disappointing end to last season.
Meanwhile, tonight marks the beginning of Burnley’s new campaign, while Sean Dyche’s frustration over the club’s activity – or lack thereof – in the transfer market continues to cause unrest. Follow all the action below:
Now to the King Power Stadium, where Leicester will hope to build on a positive start to the season.
Burnley, after a strong end to last season, will be looking to avoid any kind of stagnation, though that could be difficult given their lack of summer signings.
Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool: The Reds capitalised on their man advantage after Andreas Christensen’s red card for a foul on Mane
Sadio Mane speaks to Sky Sports after his match-winning brace: “I think it was a tough game, especially in the first half. We found it very difficult to create chances. The red card made it easier, but today we deserved to win.”
The fourth and final game of the day sees Leicester host Burnley, who are yet to get their season underway.
For Brendan Rodgers’ side the aim will be to at least match last season’s achievements, and they started well with a 3-0 win at West Brom last weekend.
Burnley, meanwhile, will hope Sean Dyche can overachieve once again given a quiet summer and a lack of new additions to his squad.
That’s it! Chelsea are put of their misery. That was a long second half for the Blues, given an almost impossible task following the sending off of Christensen before the break. But Liverpool were far superior throughout, and this is a real statement of intent from Klopp’s side.
Very nearly a third for Liverpool as Salah turns Kante in the box and drives a shot straight at Kepa. The rebound falls to Wijnaldum, who can’t react in time to tap home from a couple of yards out.
Good save from Kepa. Mane tries his luck from distance and his effort deflects nastily. The goalkeeper has to react quickly to get down to his right and push it away.
FILE – In this Thursday, July 16, 2020 file photo, Leicester’s Jamie Vardy smiles during warmup before the English Premier League soccer match against Sheffield United at the King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England. Narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification on the final day of last season but Brendan Rodgers has a good squad at his disposal and, if Jamie Vardy can continue to hit goals as regularly as in recent years, they should be challenging at the higher end of the table once again. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP, file)
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