Manchester United will go to Anfield on Sunday three points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Paul Pogba's volley twenty minutes from time gave United a 1-0 victory away to Burnley.
The last time United were top of the table this deep into the season was in 2013 when they went on to win the league.
The champions lie in wait on Sunday.
Elsewhere, Michael Keane scored Everton's winner 13 minutes from time in a 2-1 victory away to Wolves.
Carlo Ancelotti's side are now fourth in the table.
A second half Billy Sharp penalty was enough to hand Sheffield United their first league win of the season.
Chris Wilder's side beat ten man Newcastle 1-0 at Bramall Lane, but are still nine points from safety.
Manchester City and Tottenham both have designs on reclaiming a top four place tonight.
City welcome Brighton to the Etihad Stadium from 6.
There's an 8.15 start at the new White Hart Lane for the hastily arranged meeting of Spurs and Fulham.