The forward of the Burnley Ashley Barnes The 31-year-old has admitted that he hoped to score his 100th Premier League goal early in his career, but is delighted that that special moment came in a 1-0 win over the reigning Premier League champions. , Liverpool
Barnes scored from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute after being brought down by goalkeeper Alisson Becker and Burnley ended Liverpool’s unbeaten record of 68 home games in the top flight.
“Is special. Getting my 100th goal in a place like this is special, “Barnes told the Burnley website. “I should have been here a long time ago. I’m disappointed that I didn’t do it earlier, but as a forward you always have to have confidence in front of the goal. Fortunately, tonight was worth it ”.
“Before picking up the ball, I knew where I was going to put it. It was exactly where I wanted. It is a great achievement to reach 100 goals, but the most important thing is that we came here, we did the job and we got the three points, ”he highlights.
The victory lifted Sean Dyche’s team to 16th place in the table with 19 points, seven above the relegation zone. “We knew it was going to be a great victory if we could get it and luckily we did. A couple of teams around us have won lately so we knew it was vital for us to get something. It’s the team’s performance that stood out and everyone deserves credit. I believe in each of my teammates. You know they are behind you and the reaction I had in the dressing room when I entered was something special.