... but do the stats tell another tale?
JURGEN KLOPP and Jordan Henderson have rebuffed critics of their back line, with the Liverpool captain saying they like to defend and play with ‘intelligence’. But the stats suggest there is room for improvment. From 2016-17 season until now: GOALS CONCEDED 45 [42 last season, three this] Second worst of last season’s top six, behind Arsenal with 48 [44 last season]. CLEAN SHEETS 13 Joint worst of top six, alongside Arsenal and Manchester City. SHOTS FACED (ON TARGET) 120 Second highest of last season’s top six, meaning opponents are likely to get through with a shot on goal. Worst is Arsenal with 174. 37.5% Liverpool also have the highest percentage of goals conceded from the shots they have faced, when