A selection of the key facts, figures and statistics ahead of the league fixture with Watford…
Another Premier League outing for Liverpool FC is fast approaching and, as per usual, we’ve been trawling the record books to bring you all the facts, figures and statistics you need to know.
The Merseysiders are the only team in the top eight in league action this weekend so they will be looking to get points on the board after slipping to fourth following their loss to rivals Manchester United last time out.
Here’s what caught our eye:
? Liverpool and Watford have contested 29 competitive matches during their respective histories with Liverpool leading overall courtesy of 20 wins to 5 defeats and 4 draws (source: 11v11.com).
? Liverpool have won eight of the last 10 meetings in all completions (D1, L1).
? The four most recent Premier League matches have produced 16 goals, with Liverpool scoring 12 to Watford’s four.
? Liverpool’s 6-1 win in the corresponding fixture last term represented both the most goals scored and joint highest winning margin of their 2016/17 league campaign.
? Watford’s last win at Anfield was in August 1999 (0-1), although they’ve only visited the iconic stadium on four subsequent occasions (losing each time).
? Liverpool are undefeated in their last 17 home Premier League matches dating back to a 2-1 reversal to Crystal Palace in April 2017.
? The last six of those have seen the Reds score 19 times with at least two goals netted in each individual game.
? The Hornets have lost all five of the previous away Premier League matches they have played in the month of March.
? Their recent away form this season isn’t good either with seven defeats in the last eight, including no goals scored in the last four.
? With three successive home wins and only eight matches left to play, mid-table Watford look safe on 36 points; nine clear of the relegation zone.
? Injury to Harry Kane gives Mohamed Salah the chance to pull clear at the top of the Premier League scoring charts (both 24 goals). The Egyptian’s blank in the defeat to Manchester United last time out ended his run of scoring in five successive league fixtures.
17/18 Premier League Form
last six matches
Liverpool (4th): WDWWWL
Watford (10th): DWLWWL
Vital Liverpool predicts a 4-2 LFC win
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