Lallana happy to play a part in Reds win

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 10: Roberto Firmino of Liverpool celebrates with Sadio Mane of Liverpool after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Burnley FC at Anfield on March 10, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Adam Lallana has vowed to play a vital role in Liverpool’s run-in after helping his side to a 4-2 victory over Burnley at Anfield.

The former Saints skipper was drafted into the starting XI for the Premier League clash, and he was instrumental in the goals that were scored by Mane and Firmino.

Klopp’s men came from behind- after Ashley Westwood’s opener to win the game thanks to the double from Mane and Firmino who both scored in the two halves to win 4-2.

In the post-match interview, Lallana revealed he wants to contribute effectively to help the Reds triumph in both the Premier League and Champions League.

“It has been a difficult 18 months to two years for me with injuries, but hopefully that’s behind me now,” Lallana told LFC.TV.

“I just want to keep working hard and contribute to what will be an exciting end to the season.

“It helps when you can be fit consistently, I’ve not had that over the last couple of years. It was a good game and I enjoyed being out there.”

With the tie still at 3-1, substitute Gudmundsson struck reduced the deficit to 3-2 for the Clarets.

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However, Sadio Mane had other ideas as he snuffed out the hopes of any dramatic comeback with the fourth goal to secure all points.

“Burnley made it very difficult for us and obviously got an early goal,” reflected Lallana.

“All we’ve got to do is concentrate on ourselves and win games. City won yesterday, so it was our job today to put in a professional performance.

“Burnley didn’t make it easy, and we might not have made it easy for ourselves at the end, but Sadio finished it off.”

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