Twitter users have this evening come out in force to joke about the key role played by a surprise duo in Liverpool’s injury-time winner at Burnley.
The Reds went head to head with Sean Dyche’s high-flying Clarets at Turf Moor this afternoon, with the visitors coming into proceedings on the back of an impressive recent run of form.
The Anfield outfit had not fallen to defeat in any of their last 15 fixtures, with 3 wins from their last 4, including 14 goals during that span.
Burnley, meanwhile, continued to defy the odds of late, sitting in 7th spot in the Premier League table, though they had failed to win any of their last 4 outings.
Jurgen Klopp rung the changes in Liverpool’s starting XI, with the fearsome trio of Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino all dropping out, in favour of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sadio Mane and Dominic Solanke:
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) January 1, 2018
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, meanwhile, opted for the following, with James Tarkowski back from suspension to take his place at the heart of the Clarets’ defence:
— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) January 1, 2018