Belfast Telegraph

Liverpool v Manchester City: How the attacking stats measure up

Liverpool's home clash with Manchester City on Sunday looks set to be quite the spectacle, with the clubs currently the two highest-scoring in the Premier League this season.

Here, Press Association Sport compares some of the attacking statistics for the fourth-placed Reds and leaders City in the league ahead of the Anfield encounter.

Goals scored (in 22 league matches)

Liverpool: 50 (second in the Premier League)

City: 64 (first)

Goals per game

Liverpool: 2.27 (second)

City: 2.91 (first)


Liverpool: 393 (second)

City: 396 (first)

Times hit the woodwork

Liverpool: 11 (joint-second)

City: 14 (first)

Times scored three or more in a game

Liverpool: 11 (four or more five times)

City: 11 (four or more seven times)

Most goals scored in game

Liverpool: Five (5-1 v Brighton on December 2, 5-0 v Swansea on December 26)

City: Seven (7-2 v Stoke on October 14)

Top scorers

Liverpool: Mohamed Salah 17 (second), Roberto Firmino 9 (joint-eighth)

City: Raheem Sterling 14 (third), Sergio Aguero 13 (fourth)

Source: Premier League

From Belfast Telegraph