Roberto Firmino has served Liverpool with honors since joining Anfield in 2015 – but are they better now when he’s not on the team?
The relentless form of Mohamed Salah, the ruse of Sadio Mane and the signing of Diogo Jota have all conspired to limit Firmino’s minutes. But the Brazilian international works hard for the team and remains a fan favorite at Liverpool.
We checked the stats to see if Liverpool do better with Firmino at the beginning or if he’s not in the first XI, back to the start of the 2019-20 season.
Start with Firmino
Goals for: 142
Goals per game: 1.92
Goals against: 76
Goals conceded per game: 1.03
Points per game: 2.08
Win rate: 63.5%
Loss rate: 14.9%
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Without Firmino starting
Goals for: 88
Goals per game: 2.4
Goals against: 41
Goals conceded per game: 1.14
Points per game: 2.16
Win rate: 66.6%
Loss rate: 16.6%
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