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Shearer: Mee led Burnley to history

24 Jan 2021
Ben Mee TOTW

Clarets captain earns place in Matchweek 19 Team of the Week after outstanding display at Anfield

A captain's performance from Ben Mee was pivotal to Burnley ending Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten home run in the Premier League. 

While Ashley Barnes stole the headlines with the first winning goal as an opposition player at Anfield since April 2017, Premier League Champion Alan Shearer was just as impressed with Burnley's defence in their 1-0 win.

Indeed, Mee features alongside goalkeeper Nick Pope in Shearer's Matchweek 19 Team of the Week.

Nick Pope (BUR) WHU 1-0 BUR, LIV 0-1 BUR

"He was brilliant at Anfield, keeping a clean sheet to help end Liverpool's unbeaten run."

Cedric Soares (ARS) ARS 3-0 NEW

"Brilliant down the right side on a comfortable evening for the Gunners."

John Stones (MCI) MCI 4-0 CRY, MCI 2-0 AVL

"Scored his first two league goals for Manchester City and helped them to successive clean sheets."

Ben Mee (BUR) WHU 1-0 BURLIV 0-1 BUR

"Outstanding. Led his team to a historic win against the champions."

James Justin (LEI) LEI 2-0 SOU, LEI 2-0 CHE

"Proving to be an absolute steal. Again, so impressive at left or right-back."

Tanguy Ndombele (TOT) SHU 1-3 TOT

"Brilliant goal and his passing was superb."

Paul Pogba (MUN) LIV 0-0 MUN, FUL 1-2 MUN

"Such a good player when he is in this form!"

James Maddison (LEILEI 2-0 SOU, LEI 2-0 CHE

"Scoring goals and is playing so well again. And a great interview afterwards!”

Matheus Pereira (WBA) WOL 2-3 WBAWHU 2-1 WBA

"Three goals in two matches for West Bromwich Albion."

Michail Antonio (WHU) WHU 1-0 BUR, WHU 2-1 WBA

"West Ham United desperately need to keep him fit. Again, the match-winner.”

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (ARS) ARS 3-0 NEW

"Back in the goals with two great finishes."

Manager: Sean Dyche (BURWHU 1-0 BURLIV 0-1 BUR

"No one had beaten Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League for nearly four years, so he deserves all the credit."

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