It’s Liverpool v Chelsea for Saturday’s late kick off – 5.30pm kick off UK time – and most Reds will be glad it’s at Anfield given the differences in results and performances for Klopp’s side on home soil compared to their travels.
In 11 matches domestically and in Europe so far this season, Liverpool have won four (2-1 at Hoffenheim, 3-2 at Leicester, 7-0 at Maribor and 4-1 at West Ham), drawn four (3-3 at Watford, 1-1 at Spartak Moscow, 1-1 at Newcastle and 3-3 at Sevilla) and lost three (0-5 at Man City, 0-2 at Leicester and 1-4 at Spurs). That’s 25 goals scored and 23 conceded in just 11 matches. If you want entertainment as a neutral watch Liverpool away from home!
In comparison, in the eight matches played at Anfield (showing an in-balance in home/away fixtures) our record reads won six, drawn two and lost none. Crystal Palace (1-0), Hoffenheim (4-2), Arsenal (4-0), Huddersfield (3-0), Maribor (3-0) and Southampton (3-0) were all dispatched, while Burnley (1-1) and Man Utd (0-0) escaped with a point. That’s 19 goals scored and just three conceded.
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