Stats Preview: Liverpool vs QPR

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Liverpool v QPR
Premier League, Saturday 10th December 2011

Liverpool host newboys Queens Park Rangers at Anfield on Saturday (3pm) looking to bounce back from defeat at Fulham on Monday night.

EA Sports Player Performance Index bring you some interesting player stats ahead of the game.

Liverpool

•Liverpool suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Fulham in their last Premier League game.

•Charlie Adam once again covered the most ground for Liverpool in that game with 6.9 miles.

•Henderson and Downing hit the post for Liverpool in the game against Fulham. Henderson has one goal for Liverpool from twelve attempts, while Downing is yet to open his account for Liverpool despite having had 28 efforts at goal with 14 on target and 14 off target.

•Pepe Reina spilled a strike from Murphy to gift Fulham the winning goal in that game. Reina has made 64 saves so far this season, averaging 4.5 per game.

•Luis Suarez again drew a blank, and has now had 31 shots on target this season the third highest total behind van Persie and Dempsey in the rankings, and with a return of just 4 goals.

•Liverpool have scored just 17 goals this season from 211 efforts at goal, a conversion rate of just 8%. Compare this to league leaders Man City who have scored an incredible 48 goals from 252 attempts at goal, a conversion rate of 19%.

QPR

•QPR were held to a draw by West Brom in their last Premier League match.

•Heidar Helguson covered the most ground for QPR in that game with 5.16 miles.

•Helguson also scored his sixth goal of the season in that match, having had 26 attempts at goal with 50% on target a chance conversion rate of 23%.

•QPR are facing goalkeeper crisis after injury to Patrick Kenny. Kenny had previously made 45 saves in 12 appearances, while Radek Cerny has made 9 in his two games since taking over custodian duties.

To mark the end of the 30-year wait for a league title, the ‘Liverpool Mishmash’ poster is available to order exclusively on This Is Anfield — the history of the Reds in one image!

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