Sean Dyche Confirms Nick Pope Is A 'maybe' To Play Against Liverpool On Wednesday

Burnley could be without highly rated goalkeeper Nick Pope for their upcoming game against Liverpool on Wednesday.

Nick Pope did not feature in Sean Dyche's matchday squad against Leeds United on Saturday. Reports came out before the game started, that Pope had suffered a shoulder injury and backup keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell would start.

Peacock-Farrell did play in today's game and Leeds ended up winning the game 0-4 at Turf Moor. Leeds scored four fantastic goals but you can't help think that if Nick Pope would've been in goal he may of be able to lessen the damage.

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Burnley Keeper Nick Pope at Anfield

Pope was apart of the Burnley team that ended Liverpool's record breaking unbeaten home run in January. Burnley won the game at Anfield with a late penalty from Ashley Barnes ending the 68 game unbeaten streak in the Premier League.

The English keeper was a massive part of Burnley's win making some very important saves throughout the game. Pope kept a clean sheet at Anfield and saved all six shots on target he faced.

The 29 year-old has 11 clean sheets this season which is the 4th most after Ederson, Edouard Mendy and Emiliano Martinez.

If Nick Pope is unavailable v Liverpool, it will be a massive boost for Liverpool's push for Champions League football next season. Nothing against Peacock-Farrell but Nick Pope has established himself as one of the best keepers in the Premier League in recent seasons.

In a recent interview after Burnley's defeat to Leeds United, Burnley Manager Sean Dyche confirmed that Nick Pope is a 'maybe' to start against Liverpool on Wednesday and he has a better chance to start their last game of the season against Sheffield United.