Key Stats As Reds Top The Lot On Xmas Day

Key Stats As Reds Top The Lot On Xmas Day

Liverpool stayed top of the league with another hard-fought 2-0 win, this time over Wolves at an incredibly rainy Molineux. But what were the key stats as the Reds once again saw off decent opposition in a tense but ultimately comfortable game? Salah And VVD Show Their Class Liverpool’s two best and two most important players once again demonstrated that they’re a cut above not just their own team-mates but the rest of the Premier League. Salah was once again …
Key Stats as Salah seals European progression for Liverpool

Key Stats as Salah seals European progression for Liverpool

You've got me on key stats for this one folk, I apologise. I'm not smart, handsome or nuanced as Tom but I'll do my best to leave you interested. I checked with Gags over whether I could do statistics on the percentage of Alisson's hair follicles that are perfectly placed (99.87%) or how many times I felt my arse cheeks clench during the game (28), but he told me he'd prefer stuff that relates to the football a little more, …
Explosive Salah and Sadio Back With A Bang

Explosive Salah and Sadio Back With A Bang

As they followed up a terrific game against Red Star by exploding into life against Cardiff, it once again became clear that Sadio Mané and in particular Mo Salah remain the key cogs in Liverpool’s attacking displays. The two players have seven goals each in all competitions this season, with Salah also notching three assists, and between them they’ve scored over half of Liverpool’s twenty league goals and what’s clear is that they’re the two players that will have to …
Key Stats As Mo Salah Inspires Reds To Pummel Cardiff

Key Stats As Mo Salah Inspires Reds To Pummel Cardiff

Liverpool shot back to the top of the Premier League with an excellent 4-1 win over Cardiff City at Anfield. But what were the key stats from another emphatic victory as the Reds made it ten league games unbeaten? Salah The Catalyst For Big Win Mo Salah proved once again why he’s Liverpool’s main man as he was the key factor in this decisive win – scoring one goal and creating two more. There were five big chances in the …
The Truth About Mohamed Salah’s “Poor” Start to the Season

The Truth About Mohamed Salah’s “Poor” Start to the Season

After a long and drawn out transfer saga last summer, Mo Salah joined the Reds with much optimism surrounding the Egyptian’s arrival, but no one could predict what would happen as the season unfolded. He managed a record-breaking 32 goals in the Premier League alone, unsurprisingly winning the Golden Boot, as well as claiming the PFA player of the year award. After such a fantastic debut season, the spotlight is well and truly on the forward. As a whole, the …
Elite Salah Can Become a Liverpool Icon

Elite Salah Can Become a Liverpool Icon

In amongst the carnage of the final minutes of Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Spurs, Mo Salah scored a goal that had the potential to be one of the greatest Anfield moments of the last decade or so. The chaos, controversy and fume surrounding Kane’s two penalties and the disappointment of two points dropped cannot be allowed to take the shine off what was an absolutely extraordinary goal. Salah picks the ball up from a difficult angle, and appeals for handball, …
Key Stats From Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool

Key Stats From Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool

Liverpool were in scintillating form once again as they took apart Bournemouth 4-0 at the Vitality Stadium in order to move back into the Premier League’s top four, with Mo Salah and Phil Coutinho once again the stars of the show. But what were the stats that jumped out at me from the game? Away Hot Streak https://twitter.com/OptaJoe/status/942460331175096320 There are plenty of stats to fall under this topic, but let’s start with the one above. I’ve mentioned before that Liverpool’s …
Is Mohamed Salah's start to the season being underplayed?

Is Mohamed Salah's start to the season being underplayed?

When Liverpool signed Mohamed Salah for £36.9m on 22nd June 2017 it wasn’t to the kind of fanfare one would expect for a club record signing. Sure, many Liverpool supporters were made up with the transfer, but it didn’t feel huge in its magnitude. It didn’t reverberate around the league. Certainly when you consider what was to follow. By the end of the transfer window, Mo Salah would prove to be only the 10th most expensive signing of the summer. …