In testing conditions at Turf Moor, Fabinho scored the game’s just objective not long before half-time, the midfielder cutting the ball home from a corner.
Burnley, battling for Premier League endurance, had a few decent possibilities before Fabinho struck.
Josh Brownhill had a significant distance exertion saved by Alisson, and January marking Wout Weghorst ought to have improved subsequent to dashing through on objective.
Odds were rare in a crude last part albeit substitute Diogo Jota ought to have added a late second after a speedy Liverpool break however shot wide.
The success implies Liverpool are nine focuses behind pioneers City with 14 games still to play, one more than their title rivals, who have the Reds in April.
Burnley stay base, seven focuses from security.
Yet, in driving precipitation and a stormy breeze, the guests’ assaulting threesome regularly battled to have an effect, despite the fact that Mane assumed a significant part in the advancement objective.
The forward got an essential flick on Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner and Fabinho ran on to it, hitting a first-time strike that was impeded on the line before the Brazilian followed up the bounce back to jab in.
The objective proceeded with Fabinho’s noteworthy ongoing run of scoring structure – it was his fifth in his beyond seven games in all contests.
It got a significant three focuses from a game wherein the Reds could undoubtedly have made a mistake, with Burnley having held Manchester United to a draw on Tuesday.