Having spent over £60 million and completely overhauling the club’s attacking options in the summer – signing Christian Benteke, Roberto Firmino and Danny Ings, plus Divock Origi from loan – things haven’t improved this season.
In fact, the record of 22 league goals after 20 games is the worst in Liverpool’s entire history, as shown in this image from LFCHistory:
Incredibly, last season, 2014/15, was the joint best goalscoring record after 20 games.
- Only five teams in the league have scored fewer goals than Liverpool
- We have scored the same as Sunderland and the second lowest of any team in the top 10
- Sturridge and Ings, with two goals each, are our joint third highest scorers for the season
- In 20 league games, our third leading goal scorer has a dismal two goals
- Only five players in the entire squad have scored more than one league goal
- Only two players have scored more than two league goals
- We have scored one goal or less in 15 of the 20 league games to date
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