Klavan grabs late winner for Liverpool at Burnley
BURNLEY, England (AP) — Ragnar Klavan headed home from close range in the fourth minute of stoppage time to earn Liverpool a 2-1 win at Burnley in the Premier League on Monday.
The Estonia defender got on the end of a nod-down by fellow center back Dejan Lovren to grab the winner at Turf Moor, sealing Liverpool's third straight win and cementing fourth place in the standings for Juergen Klopp's side.
Liverpool grabs late winner; struggling Stoke loses again
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool scored a goal in the fourth minute of injury time to beat Burnley 2-1 away in the Premier League, while Mark Hughes' job as Stoke manager was looking increasingly fragile after the team's loss at home to Newcastle on Monday.
Ragnar Klavan headed home the winning goal at Turf Moor as Liverpool earned a hard-fought victory without three of its "Fab 4" attack, with Roberto Firmino demoted to the bench and both Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah declared injured.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Emre Can completed Liverpool's comeback against Burnley on Sunday, clinching a 2-1 victory to consolidate fourth place in the Premier League.
Liverpool is a point behind Tottenham and Manchester City and 11 adrift of leader Chelsea, having played a game more than the top three.
Ashley Barnes had opened the scoring in the seventh minute with Burnley's first goal at Anfield since 1975, sliding in at the far post to meet a pass from right back Matthew Lowton.
Southampton has 1-0 edge over Liverpool in League Cup semis
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Liverpool endured more cup frustration when Southampton won the first leg of their League Cup semifinal 1-0 on Wednesday.
Nathan Redmond capitalized on a mistake by Ragnar Klavan to score the only goal in the 20th minute and Southampton could rue not building a stronger lead to take to Anfield in two weeks' time.
"I should have had four today, on another day they might go in," Redmond told broadcaster Sky Sports.
Chelsea, Liverpool stay on course in English League Cup
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With no European competitions clogging up their schedules, Chelsea and Liverpool are placing more importance on the English League Cup than usual this season.
They both advanced to the last 16 on Tuesday — but took different routes.
Chelsea came from two goals behind at Premier League champion Leicester, taking an end-to-end game to extra time at 2-2 thanks to goals from defenders Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta before Cesc Fabregas' double clinched a 4-2 win.