In 2018 Premier League top of the table team Manchester City near to Liverpool with 2 points of by coming from behind to beat Burnley 3-1 as Manchester United and Arsenal shared the spoils in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.
Wolves also overturned an early deficit to inflict just Chelsea’s second defeat of the season in a 2-1 win at Molineux, allowing Tottenham to move back up to third with a comfortable 3-1 win over Southampton.
Given the relentless pace being set by City at the top of the table, Liverpool couldn’t afford any slip-ups at Turf Moor despite Jurgen Klopp making seven changes with Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino left on the bench and Sadio Mane missing through injury.
Their firepower was badly missed as Liverpool labored in the first half and went behind early in the second.
Arsenal stretched their unbeaten run to 20 games but failed to take advantage of two gifts from the hosts as United’s winless run in the Premier League extended to four matches.