FOOTBALL - Luis Suarez was well on his way to break the Liverpool Premier League scoring record for most goals in a single season. Suarez is on 22 goals and needs six more to equal Robbie Fowler’s club record from 1995/96. However, Suarez has not scored in the last four PL matches, after netting vs Tottenham on March 10. See below our graphic.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool become the first club to record their 1,800th top flight victory. They lead that list from Arsenal (1,751) and Everton (1,745). We have made an Infographic depicting the entire Top 10. Click on the picture below to enable its interactive features.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool’s Philippe Countinho scored his first Premier League goal on Sunday, meaning that the Brazilian has now scored top flight goals in England, Spain and Italy before even celebrating his 21st birthday. With the idea by @2010MisterChip, we researched the youngest players to perform the feat. Click Read More to see where he stands.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool and Swansea City will be the only two teams involved in Premier League action this weekend, as this match from Matchday 27 will be played ahead of time to allow Swansea City to contest the League Cup final against Bradford City on 24 February. For this PL match, we have lined up some facts and figures.
FOOTBALL – Liverpool beat Norwich City 5-0 on Saturday. Five different players netted for The Reds, equalling the club record of most different goalscorers for the club in one Premier League match. They previously set this record in January 1999 when Liverpool beat Southampton 7-1. Robbie Fowler (3x), Dominic Matteo, Jamie Carragher, Michael Owen and David Thompson scored in that match.
FOOTBALL - As a companion piece to the “Race to 38/68/87” piece which blogger James Grayson published on the Premier League yesterday, we have looked at the current Euro Club Index assessment of the competition.
FOOTBALL - Luis Suarez is a different player at home and away in the Premier League this season. At Anfield he scores most of his goals in the second half, while away from home he nets most of his goals in the first 45 minutes. Read more to see how this compares to other PL top scorers this season.
FOOTBALL - On Saturday, Liverpool went down 3-1 at home to Aston Villa. This was the first time an away side scored three goals at Anfield in over three years – since Villa also won 3-1 in August 2009.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool’s 0-0 at Swansea City marked their eighth draw of the 2012/2013 season, a figure that leads the Premier League. It is also the club’s most ever stalemates at this juncture of a top flight season. Liverpool have conceded fewer goals and have suffered as many defeats as table leaders (at time of publication) Manchester United, but their inability to win games has been their downfall so far.
FOOTBALL - Liverpool came away with a point at Stamford Bridge on the strength of Luis Suarez’s second half equaliser against Chelsea. The Uruguayan has become only the fifth Liverpool player in the Premier League era to score in at least four consecutive away appearances for the club.
FOOTBALL - Saturday 20 October marked the first time in PL history Manchester United and Manchester City came from behind to win on the same day.
FOOTBALL - We have made a match preparation kit (prepkit) for Sunday’s Premier League encounter between Liverpool and Manchester United. It has a full head-to-head, squad totals, streaks, season totals and more. Click on this link to access the prepkit.