Burnley's Sam Vokes says side are capable of shocking Liverpool

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Burnley travel to Liverpool this week having previously taken points from Chelsea and Manchester City on the road.

Burnley striker Sam Vokes is hoping that the side can produce another surprise result when they travel to Anfield on Wednesday evening. 

Sean Dyche's side have twice put a spanner in the works of the title race this season by coming from behind to pick up draws away from home against both Manchester City and Chelsea.

Next up they face a Liverpool team in very good form, having not lost a league game since mid-December and have just overcome Manchester City to put themselves right in the hunt for a place in the top four.

Vokes is quoted in the Lancashire Telegraph: “We are going into a tough period now but we know we have to go to these places and pick up points, which we have done all season.

"We have to go to Liverpool with confidence after the results we got at the likes of City and Chelsea.

“We have gone to the top two in the country and got results, so we are capable.”

Burnley were involved in a close encounter with Liverpool on Boxing Day, with Raheem Sterling scoring the only goal in a 1-0 win for the Reds at Turf Moor. They will be under no illusions of the difficulty of the task they face, and the threat that Burnley possess, despite currently occupying one of the relegation places.

Though they may be scrapping for their survival, the fact they have come away from games against the likes of Manchester United with a lot of plaudits if not points also shows they are capable of upsetting the bigger names in the division.

One thing they rued in the meeting a Turf Moor was the ability to make possession and territory count in the first half of the game, and were punished. They know they can't afford to let opportunities pass them by against Liverpool this week, though.  

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