Henderson’s milestone match & the unbelievable dominance of Jurgen and Pep
Liverpool face Man Metropolis at Anfield within the largest Premier League recreation of the season to this point; listed here are all of the stats and details forward of kick-off.
Reds vs. Metropolis
The Reds have misplaced two of their final 9 league conferences with Metropolis, each away from residence.
Liverpool have misplaced eight of the final 38 league conferences residence and away between the perimeters, and 10 of the final 53.
Because the inception of the Premier League Liverpool have received 19 of the 44 clashes with Metropolis profitable 9, whereas at Anfield the Reds have received 15, drawn six and misplaced as soon as.
Final season the Reds failed to attain in opposition to Metropolis at Anfield for the primary time in 25 league encounters – the earlier event was in 1986.
Roberto Firmino scored his first Liverpool aim in opposition to Metropolis on the Etihad in November 2015 in a 4-1 win.
The Brazilian has had a hand in seven Premier League objectives in opposition to right this moment’s opponents with 4 objectives and three assists.
Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick for Southampton in opposition to Metropolis in Might 2016, his group profitable 4-2 at St. Mary’s. Virgil van Dijk was additionally within the Saints group.
Final weekend Trent Alexander-Arnold grew to become the fourth-youngest participant in Reds historical past to succeed in the milestone of 100 appearances for the membership in all competitions. He was 21 years, 26 days. Solely Michael Owen, Raheem Sterling and Robbie Fowler have been youthful.
Mane may make the 100th Premier League begin for Liverpool. He has scored 17 objectives in his final 16 Anfield league begins and has netted 20 instances within the Premier League in 2019 in 29 appearances.
Jordan Henderson‘s subsequent look might be his 250th within the league for Liverpool.
Jurgen vs. Pep
Jurgen Klopp has overwhelmed a Pep Guardiola group eight instances throughout his profession, inflicting extra losses on the Spaniard than another supervisor. They’ve met on 17 events.
Two seasons in the past a Liverpool win right here ended Metropolis’s 22-match unbeaten league run from the beginning of a marketing campaign, whereas in January 2019 on the Etihad, Metropolis did likewise to the Reds after they gone the primary 20 top-flight video games with out defeat.
After right this moment Liverpool could have confronted all 5 ‘Large Six’ rivals plus Leicester Metropolis. Pep Guardiola’s males could have confronted Liverpool and Tottenham.
Metropolis and Liverpool between them have amassed 260 factors from the final 303 Premier League factors on provide.
The Reds are unbeaten at Anfield in 45 league video games, profitable 35 and drawing 10. They’ve been behind for a complete of 154 minutes, 51 of these coming in opposition to Tottenham a fortnight in the past.
Liverpool have received 12 residence league video games in a row – their greatest within the Premier League period. Solely 3 times of their historical past have they gone on an extended run, the latest being in 1985 once they recorded 13 in succession.
The Reds are unbeaten within the final 28 league video games residence and away (profitable 23 and drawing 5). It’s their third longest-ever league sequence with out defeat.
At one finish of the pitch…
Since Divock Origi‘s winner in opposition to Everton final December, no less than one in every of Roberto Firmino, Mane or Mo Salah has scored in each one of many 17 Anfield league video games.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has scored 4 objectives in his final three Liverpool begins.
Mane has scored 27 objectives for Liverpool on this calendar 12 months in all competitions, eight greater than another Reds participant. Salah is subsequent with 19.
…and on the different
Liverpool have conceded 11 objectives of their final 5 residence video games in all competitions and have but to maintain a clear sheet at Anfield in eight video games to this point this marketing campaign.
Their final clear sheet got here in opposition to Wolves on the ultimate day of the final league marketing campaign.
The Reds have received every of the final 26 matches when scoring the sport’s first aim, together with the 5-5 thriller with Arsenal final month (on penalties).
Man Metropolis have saved one clear sheet of their final 25 visits and solely two within the final 39.
Sterling has scored in 43 league video games for Metropolis with out ever ending on the shedding facet, profitable 41 and drawing two. He has scored in additional video games for a single membership with out ever shedding than another participant within the Premier League period.
Sergio Aguero has scored seven instances in opposition to Liverpool throughout his profession – with all of them coming on the Etihad.
Right this moment will see him play his 250th league recreation. He has scored 9 objectives from 10 photographs heading in the right direction within the league this season.
Guardiola has received 95 of his 125 Premier League video games in control of Metropolis.
Metropolis have obtained three pink playing cards within the final 20 days (5 video games). Phil Foden was dismissed within the Champions League conflict with Atalanta on the Etihad and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo suffered the identical destiny within the return in Italy. Fernandinho was despatched off within the residence win over Aston Villa.
This Season’s Scorers
Liverpool: Mane 10, Salah 8, Oxlade-Chamberlain 4, Firmino 3, Milner 3, Origi 3, personal objectives 3, Matip 2, Robertson 2, Wijnaldum 2, Alexander-Arnold 1, Henderson 1, Hoever 1, Lallana 1, Van Dijk 1.
Man Metropolis: Sterling 14, Aguero 13, Gabriel Jesus 5, Bernardo Silva 4, Mahrez 3, Silva 3, De Bruyne 2, Gundogan 2, Otamendi 2, Foden 1, Rodri 1, Walker 1, personal objectives 1.
*Stats courtesy of LFC statistician Ged Rea