Defending at an Elite Level – A Ramble About Opposition Shots on Target

Defending at an Elite Level – A Ramble About Opposition Shots on Target
January 16, 2019 Andrew Beasley

 

It seems that it’s becoming almost an annual tradition for me to dip into Liverpool’s record with shots on target for an article. The first thing I wrote when Jürgen Klopp was appointed looked at his record with Dortmund and compared it (favourably) with the record of his predecessor at Anfield.

Then just 15 months ago, believe it or not, I penned an update in the hope of reassuring the Reds’ fanbase that the Klopp project was still on track. When you think Liverpool have reached a Champions League final and made one of the best starts to a league campaign in the history of the game in the short period since then, it seems crazy people were seriously concerned after a few draws in the autumn of 2017. But there we are, the internet is a strange and terrifying place.

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