Stats Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs Liverpool

Bolton v Liverpool
Premier League
Saturday 21st January 2012; 5:30pm

Liverpool make the short trip to the Reebok Stadium to face Bolton for the Saturday evening kick-off.

This fixture last season ended in a 1-0 win courtesy of a late goal from Maxi Rodriguez.

EA Sports Player Performance Index provide some interesting players stats ahead of the game;

Bolton were beaten 3-0 by North West rivals Manchester United in their last league game

• Mark Davies covered the most ground with 5.5 miles in that game, the 7th time this season that he has covered the most ground for the Trotters

• Davies has won 63% of tackles so far this season and also made 39 interceptions

Liverpool drew 0-0 with Stoke at Anfield in their last Barclays Premier League game

• Charlie Adam covered the most ground for Liverpool in that game with 6.54 miles, the 11th time this season the midfielder has topped the distance charts for Liverpool

• Adam has also got 56% of shots on target and contributed 8 assists from 49 crosses delivered and 425 passes completed in his opponent’s half

• On defensive duty, Adam has won 53% of tackles and contributed 40 interceptions and 20 clearances

• Liverpool have been linked with a series of strikers in the January transfer window, and with Suarez suspended Dirk Kuyt has the highest shots on target percentage of their available strikers with 54%

• That puts Kuyt ahead of Andy Carroll with 53% and Craig Bellamy with 44% .The three strikers have just six goals between them.

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