Liverpool were in full control against Leeds as they drove to a 3-0 win on a day that Jurgen Klopp’s men added some impressive stats to their name.
The Reds remain undefeated to date in 2021/22, with the trip to Elland Road keeping Klopp’s side at the top of the table alongside Chelsea and Man United.
Importantly, this was thanks to an impressive performance on the pitch, with Liverpool taking chance after chance to see the scoreboard flattering the home side.
Mohamed Salah, Fabinho and Sadio Mane were the ones who engraved their names on the scorers list to seal all three points, resulting in some notable records and statistics.
Here are 10 key stats from Liverpool’s win at Leeds.
– Liverpool became the first team to book 50 top division wins against Leeds.
– Trent Alexander-Arnold has developed 20 chances in the league so far this season – 7 more than the second best in Jack Grealish and Salah (13).
– Salah is the 30th player to score 100 goals in the Premier League – and he is only the second African to reach that milestone, following in Didier Drogba’s footsteps.
– Liverpool’s unbeaten league run of 14 games is currently the longest in the league (S11, D3). The last defeat was against Fulham in March.
– Fabinho scored his first goal away from Anfield, his fourth overall goal for the club.
– The Reds had 30 shots against Leeds, bringing their league season record to 100. Only Chelsea (109) have had more in their first four Premier League games since 2003/04.
– Mane had 10 shots against Leeds, most of them in a single Premier League game. 10 times luck!
– Since the start of the 2020/21 season, Liverpool have scored 13 more goals in the Premier League by corner than any other team.
– Jota created more chances with 6 than any other player from either side during the game.
– Trent’s assist for Salah was his 35th in the Premier League with only Cesc Fabregas, Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs reaching that number at a young age.
These reds are something else!
How did the singing go on Elland Road … “The Reds have no money, but we’re going to win the league anyway.”