Liverpool will be hoping to get a positive result against Burnley on Boxing DayReuters

Liverpool travel to the Turf Moore to take on Burnley on Boxing Day as they look to improve their position in the Premier League.

Although the Reds are nowhere close to the kind of form that worked for them last season, they will be heartened following their 2-2 draw against Arsenal.

Despite the Gunners being dubbed as the favourites to win that game, it was Liverpool who dominated proceedings, creating 27 chances as compared to Arsenal's 7.

And Reds boss Brendan Rodgers feels that his side, which is currently 10th on the Premier League table, is slowing getting its aggression and intensity back.

"The performance level for me is key. It's always a great indicator of how you're doing and over the course of the last week you can see the heightened confidence," the Northern Irishman told Liverpool's official website.

"You don't play as well as that if you don't have confidence. We're at our best when our game is aggressive and I think we've had to adapt the way we play this year because of personnel."

"That's key, that real aggressive pressure at the top end of the field. The players are starting to adapt and performances will get better and better.

Taking into account their new-found intensity and aggression, the Reds should be easily able to beat Burnley, which is struggling at the bottom of the table.

But the former Swansea City boss admits that the Clarets are going to prove to be tricky opponents on Boxing Day.

"I remember getting promoted [to the Barclays Premier League] with Swansea and we didn't score in our first five games," added Rodgers.

"Everyone was talking about if we had enough goals in the team to stay up, but as soon as you get that first result it gives you the confidence to kick on and that's what has happened with Burnley."

"Turf Moor is a lovely ground, but it's difficult to go and play there against guys working very hard to stay in the league. But for us it's about taking our game there and hopefully giving them more problems."

Meanwhile, Burnley will be also be hoping for a positive result in this game in order to move out of the relegation zone.

Despite some memorable victories against the likes of Hull City, Stoke City and Southampton, the Clarets have not been good enough and this has resulted in them dropping to 18th place in the Premier League table.

However, all is not lost for Burnley as they still have a good chance of moving out of the drop zone.

They may well be able to produce a shock result against Liverpool due to the Reds' disappointing run in the Premier League and other competitions this season, but Clarets boss Sean Dyche insists that his side is not taking the Merseyside club lightly.

"They are still a very talented team; that's how it looks to me, so we will certainly not be taking Liverpool Football Club lightly, I can assure you," the "ginger Mourinho" told Burnley's official website.

"Overall, Brendan has another newish group and he is trying to mould them into a team. There's some real high quality there and getting it to click and work takes time and I am sure that's what he feels. It's difficult because the demand is not time any more. The demand is instant."

Where to Watch Live

The match is scheduled for a 3.00 pm GMT (8.30 pm pm IST, 10.00 am ET) start with Live coverage in India on Star Sports 2. The EPL match can also be watched via live streaming online by viewers in India on

Unfortunaly there will be no live coverage of the match on TV in the UK, but viewers can stream the match live on LFCTV GO. The match will also not be broadcast in the US, but the 90 minutes of action can be live-streamed online on NBC Sports Extra.

Australia viewers can watch the game on Fox Sports 1 or live stream the action on Fox Sports On Demand.

Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the match on Bein Sports Arabia or via Live Streaming online courtesy Bein Sports Connect, while South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa viewers can do the same on SuperSport or SuperSport online.

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