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Jürgen Klopp believes Liverpool can make Burnley loss a turning point

  • Champions face Manchester United in FA Cup
  • ‘Defeat was low point but can be a real help if we use it’

Having described Liverpool’s shock home defeat to Burnley on Thursday as a “punch in the face”, Jürgen Klopp has gone on to label it “a really low point”, but believes it could be just what his team need to halt a run of form that threatens to derail their season.

Liverpool find themselves in fourth and six points behind the leaders, Manchester United – whom they face in the fourth-round of the FA Cup on Sunday – after the 1-0 loss, which was the first time they had failed to take points from a league game at Anfield in 1,369 days and the fifth league game in a row they had failed to record a victory. That period has seen the champions score once and not at all in four successive outings.

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