Salah & Firmino’s dominance, Ox’s success – Liverpool’s 2017/18 Premier League season in numbers

15 May 2018

Liverpool achieved their objective of a top-four finish in the Premier League this season, but how did Jurgen Klopp‘s side fare in numbers?


Overall Record (Last Season)

Position: 4th (4th)

Games Played: 38 (38)

Wins: 21 (22)

Draws: 12 (10)

Losses: 5 (6)

Points: 75 (76)

Win Percentage: 55.3% (57.9%)

Points Per Game: 1.97 (2)

Goals Scored: 84 (78)

Goals Conceded: 38 (42)

Clean Sheets: 17 (12)

Red Cards: 1 (0)

Yellow Cards: 44 (54)

Players Used: 27 (23)

Average Age: 26.2 years (23.4 years)

 

Top 10 Appearances

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 17, 2017: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino during the FA Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool at the Vitality Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

1. Roberto Firmino – 37 (2,778 mins)

2. Mohamed Salah – 36 (2,920 mins)

3. Georginio Wijnaldum – 33 (2,387 mins)

=4. James Milner – 32 (1,763 mins)

=4. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 32 (1,483 mins)

=6. Dejan Lovren – 29 (2,124 mins)

=6. Sadio Mane – 29 (2,208 mins)

8. Jordan Henderson – 27 (2,172 mins)

9. Emre Can – 26 (2,094 mins)

10. Joel Matip – 25 (1,994 mins)

 

Top 10 Goals

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 13, 2018: Liverpool's Mohamed Salah waves to the supporters after receiving the Golden Boot trophy for finishing the season as the leading League goal-scorer during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Brighton & Hove Albion FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

1. Mohamed Salah – 32

2. Roberto Firmino – 15

3. Sadio Mane – 10

4. Philippe Coutinho – 7

=5. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 3

=5. Emre Can – 3

=7. Dejan Lovren – 2

=7. Daniel Sturridge – 2

=9. 8 players – 1

 

Top 10 Assists

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 14, 2018: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (right) during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and AFC Bournemouth at Anfield. (Pic by Laura Malkin/Propaganda)

1. Mohamed Salah – 11

=2. Roberto Firmino – 7

=2. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 7

=2. Sadio Mane – 7

5. Philippe Coutinho – 6

=6. Emre Can – 5

=6. Andy Robertson – 5

8. James Milner – 3

=9. Georginio Wijnaldum – 2

=9. Joe Gomez – 2

 

Top 10 Chances Created

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, March 3, 2018: Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring the second goal during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Newcastle United FC at Anfield. (Pic by Peter Powell/Propaganda)

1. Mohamed Salah – 62

2. Roberto Firmino – 57

3. Sadio Mane – 49

4. Philippe Coutinho – 40

=5. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 34

=5. James Milner – 34

=7. Emre Can – 25

=7. Jordan Henderson – 25

=7. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 25

10. Andy Robertson – 24

 

Top 10 Passing Accuracy

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 28, 2018: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum appeals for a penalty during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Stoke City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

For players with 10 appearances or more.

1. Ragnar Klavan – 90.7%

2. Georginio Wijnaldum – 89.9%

3. Virgil van Dijk – 89.8%

4. Joel Matip – 88.7%

5. Dejan Lovren – 88.5%

6. Andy Robertson – 87.1%

7. James Milner – 86.4%

8. Adam Lallana – 85.9%

9. Emre Can – 85.5%

10. Joe Gomez – 84.5%

 

Top 10 Aerial Duels Won

SWANSEA, WALES - Monday, January 22, 2018: Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk sees his header go wide during the FA Premier League match between Swansea City FC and Liverpool FC at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)c

1. Roberto Firmino – 182

2. Dejan Lovren – 164

3. Virgil van Dijk – 109

4. Emre Can – 95

5. Sadio Mane – 88

6. Ragnar Klavan – 79

7. Joel Matip – 78

8. Joe Gomez – 64

9. Dominic Solanke – 59

10. Mohamed Salah – 48

 

Top 10 Successful Tackles

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 14, 2017: Liverpool's Emre Can is tackled by Manchester United's Antonio Valencia and Ander Herrera during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

1. Emre Can – 67 (72.8% won)

2. Roberto Firmino – 65 (56.5% won)

=3. James Milner – 58 (70.7% won)

=3. Joe Gomez – 58 (75.3% won)

5. Jordan Henderson – 51 (60% won)

6. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 37 (72.6% won)

=7. Alberto Moreno – 35 (68.6% won)

=7. Joel Matip – 35 (74.5% won)

9. Georginio Wijnaldum – 34 (73.9% won)

10. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – 32 (68.1% won)

 

Top 10 Points Per Match

LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 6, 2018: Liverpool's Andy Robertson during the FA Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

For players with 10 appearances or more.

1. Adam Lallana – 2.33

2. Joel Matip – 2.16

3. Andy Robertson – 2.14

4. Emre Can – 2.08

5. Dejan Lovren – 2.07

6. James Milner – 2.06

7. Georginio Wijnaldum – 2.03

=8. 5 players – 2


* Statistics courtesy of WhoScored and Transfermarkt.

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