A selection of the best facts, figures and statistics ahead of Liverpool’s home Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion…
As usual before a game involving Liverpool FC, we’ve been busy trawling the records to bring you all the facts, figures and statistics you need to know about the upcoming fixture.
Saturday evening sees the Reds play the second of three consecutive home matches with West Bromwich Albion in opposition.
Here’s what caught our eye:
? Liverpool and West Brom have contested 146 competitive matches during their respective histories with the Merseysiders holding the upper hand overall courtesy of 66 wins to 38 defeats and 42 draws (source: 11v11.com).
? The past three Premier League meetings, and four of the last six, between these two have ended in a draw (Liverpool have won the other two).
? The same sequence of results (three consecutive draws and four in the last six) applies to West Brom’s 2016/17 form, with Tony Pulis’ men winning one and losing one of the other two.
? Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 11 Premier League games at Anfield (W6, D5).
? The Merseysiders have failed to score in only two of their 18 Premier League home games under Jürgen Klopp.
? They’ve not been quite as successful at the other end of the pitch though with Monday’s 0-0 draw with Manchester United their first clean sheet in the league, home or away, this campaign.
? Albion have scored more than one goal in only one of their last 18 league games (4-2 vs. West Ham in September).
? The Midlands outfit have won just one of their last 10 away matches in the Premier League (D6, L3).
? Defensively they’ve been excellent though with only Tottenham Hotspur (4), Everton (6) and Southampton (7) conceding less than West Brom’s top-flight tally of eight.
? No other Premier League midfielder has been involved in more goals this season than Nacer Chadli, who has four goals and two assists to his name.
16/17 Premier League Form (last six matches)
Liverpool (4th): DWWWWD
West Bromwich Albion (12th): DLWDDD
Vital Liverpool predicts a 2-0 LFC win
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