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Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal: Behind the Numbers

8 - Consecutive matches Liverpool have gone unbeaten by Arsenal (Arsenal last won April 2015, 4-1 at the Emirates stadium)7 - Consecutive matches Liverpool have gone unbeaten by Arsenal while Klopp was manager1994 - The last time they had a similar run unbeaten against Arsenal was 1994 to 2000 (14 matches, all competitions)2017 - Last time Liverpool beat Arsenal by 4 goals (August 2017, 4-0 at Anfield)2014 - Last time Liverpool beat Arsenal 5-1 (February 2014, at Anfield)2 - Number of times Michael Oliver has been the referee when Arsenal lost 5-1 to Liverpool at Anfield32 - Arsenal matches Michael Oliver has refereed10 - Penalties he has awarded to Arsenal’s opponents in those matches2 - Penalties he has awarded Arsenal in those matches14 - Arsenal matches Michael Oliver has refereed since the start of the 2016/17 season7 - Penalties he has awarded Arsenal’s opponents since the start of the 2016/17 season (2 Liverpool, Man City, Everton, Spurs, Palace, Bournemouth)1 - Penalties he has awarded Arsenal in that same time (ironically, in a 3-4 loss to… Liverpool, at home, matchday 1)13 - Touches for Aubameyang today against Liverpool 6 - Kickoffs 4 - Passes (1 key pass) 2 - Clearances 1 - Shot8 - Shots for Arsenal2 - Shots on target for Arsenal (Iwobi and AMN)7 - Key passes for Arsenal2 - Key passes by Iwobi (led Arsenal)1 - Big chance created by Iwobi (scored by AMN)15 - Shots for Liverpool10 - Shots on target for Liverpool9 - Key passes for Liverpool1 - Big chance created by Salah (goal for Mane)5 - Big chances total for Liverpool (2 pens)5 - Big chances scored for Liverpool (2 pens)22 - Dribbles attempted by Liverpool14 - Successful dribbles by Liverpool5 - Successful dribbles by Mane (of 8, led all players)4 - Successful dribbles by Wijnaldum (of 5)3 - Successful dribbles by Firmino (of 4)1 - Successful dribble by Firmino on Torreira in the 13th minute which he eventually scored as a goal2 - Successful dribbles by Firmino in the 15th minute (on Mustafi and then Sokratis) which he eventually scored7 - Attempted tackles by Torreira today (led all players)2 - Successful tackles by Torreira today4 - Successful tackles by Xhaka, Ramsey, and Fabinho today (each player won 4, each player also attempted 5)9 - Attempted dribbles by Iwobi today (led all players)3 - Successful dribbles by Iwobi today (led Arsenal)2 - Successful dribbles by Iwobi after the 81st minute80 - Passes by Sokratis (led all players)71 - Passes by Xhaka1 - Successful forward pass by Xhaka into the Liverpool 18 yard box (key pass)57 - Passes by Torreira0 - Successful passes into the 18 yard box by Torreira0 - Key passes by Torreira9 - Passes by Ramsey in the Liverpool final third0 - Key passes by Ramsey3 - Shots taken by Ramsey (he doesn’t really pass to create, he passes to get the ball back for a shot)18 - Successful passes by Liverpool into the 18 yard box of Arsenal (of 32 attempts)3 - Shots created by Liverpool off those passes (1 assist)7 - Successful passes by Arsenal into the Liverpool 18 yard box (of 18)3 - Shots created by Arsenal off those passes (1 assist)2 - Errors by Liverpool for an Arsenal shot0 - Errors by Arsenal (official Opta stats, shrug)1 - Possession lost by Liverpool’s back 5 players (Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Dijk, Robertson 1)8 - Possessions lost by Arsenal’s back 5 players (Leno, Lichtsteiner 4, Mustafi/Koz, Sokratis 1, Kolasinac 3)QqSources: Whoscored.com, Stats Zone app