Liverpool moved back within a point of Manchester City thanks in part to a two-goal effort from Sadio Mane, but Burnley made them work for it.
LIVERPOOL, England — Liverpool ensured the gap to Manchester City at the top of the league remains one point after a 4-2 victory over Burnley on Sunday afternoon.
Liverpool went behind early on as Ashley Westwood scored directly from a corner. However, braces from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane saw Liverpool stick close on the heels of Pep Guardiola's side.
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