Liverpool’s video games in opposition to Brentford have been thrilling encounters in recent times, and the stats counsel we’re in for the same event on Sunday.
Heading into the final worldwide break earlier than Christmas, Jurgen Klopp‘s group may do with a win to ship the Anfield help dwelling completely satisfied.
In fact, three factors are additionally essential in the event that they need to preserve tempo with potential Premier League title rivals.
As anticipated, Liverpool have had the higher of Brentford previously, however their conferences have been rare through the years.
Objectives anticipated in an in depth sport
Liverpool and Brentford have met 18 occasions in all competitions, with the Reds having scored in all however one and in every of the final 16.
The 1-0 win at Anfield final season is the one event within the final seven conferences that one of many sides failed to attain at the very least 3 times. Liverpool managed it in 5 of these seven video games.
No Liverpool participant has scored greater than as soon as in any of the league conferences with Brentford, with the one males to take action being Ian Rush, in a League Cup assembly in 1983, and Peter Beardsley, within the F.A. Cup in 1989.
The three-0 victory in 2022 is the one time that Liverpool have defeated the Londoners by greater than two targets in a league fixture.
Liverpool wish to win successive league conferences with Brentford for the primary time since October 1946 – the one time they’ve performed so. There have been 5 league assembly since.
The Reds have scored in every of the final 27 outings for the reason that 0-0 draw at Chelsea in early April.
Mo Salah has scored in each dwelling league sport this season – netting six occasions in 5 appearances.
Final season’s winner on this fixture was Salah’s one hundredth at Anfield, and he turned the primary within the membership’s historical past to attain in 9 successive video games at Anfield in all competitions.
In that victory, Alisson stored his one hundredth Liverpool clear sheet. The Reds have received all eight dwelling video games this season in league and cup, scoring 24 occasions within the course of.
They’ve failed to attain at the very least twice in solely three of their 17 video games this season, and have scored at the very least two in each Anfield match this season.
Liverpool wish to lengthen their 100% win report at dwelling this season in all competitions. They’ve received eight out of eight thus far.
The Bees haven’t scored of their final 4 league visits to Anfield with the final objective being registered by Dave McCulloch within the 4-3 win in November 1937.
The Bees’ final 9 league wins have all are available in London, 5 at dwelling and 4 away.
This Season’s Scorers
Liverpool: Salah 10, Jota 7, Nunez 7, Diaz 4, Gakpo 4, Gravenberch 2, Szoboszlai 2, Endo 1, Robertson 1, personal targets 3
Brentford: Mbeumo 6, Jensen 4, Wissa 3, Collins 1, Ghoddos 1, Maupay 1, Norgaard 1, Pinnock 1, Schade 1, personal targets 1
* Stats courtesy of LFC statistician Ged Rea (@ged0407).