Opta Stats: Chelsea v Liverpool

Can Jurgen Klopp point Liverpool in the right direction against Chelsea?
Can Jurgen Klopp point Liverpool in the right direction against Chelsea?
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Two teams with title aspirations meet as Chelsea host Liverpool. Opta tries to prise them apart.

"The Reds have scored more Premier League goals in 2016 than any other side (50), with 24 of these coming away from home."

Over 2.5 goals is 1.774/5.

Chelsea have lost just once in their last eight Premier League games against Liverpool (W3 D4). They are 2.3211/8 to win.

Jurgen Klopp recorded his first Premier League win versus Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in October 2015. Liverpool are 3.412/5 to win.

Chelsea have lost just once on a Friday in the Premier League, losing 4-2 to Charlton Athletic in December 2003 (W2 D3). The draw is 3.55.

Liverpool have won four of their last five Premier League games contested on a Friday, losing the other to Arsenal in April 2004. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is 8.88/1.

If Chelsea win, it will be the 27th home win in this fixture in the Premier League (currently 13 each) - no Premier League fixture has had more (Liverpool v Newcastle also 27). The draw HT/Chelsea FT double result is 7.06/1.

Diego Costa has scored five goals in his last five Premier League appearances, including four in four under Antonio Conte this season. Costa is 2.56/4 to add to his tally.

The Reds have scored more Premier League goals in 2016 than any other side (50), with 24 of these coming away from home - a joint league-high alongside Tottenham. Over 2.5 goals is 1.774/5.

Chelsea have kept just one clean sheet in their last 14 home league games. Both teams to score is 1.645/8.

Jurgen Klopp's side have conceded in each of their last eight Premier League away games - they last went nine without a clean sheet in May 2005. Over 3.5 goals is 2.9215/8.

Antonio Conte has not lost any of his last 30 home league matches as a manager (W28 D2 L0) - his last home defeat in league competition came on January 6th 2013 for Juventus against Sampdoria. He has won his last 21 league games at home as a manager. Chelsea are 1.674/6 in the Draw No Bet market.

Dan Fitch 2016/17 Season PL

Staked: 43 pts
Returned: 45.8 pts
P/L: +2.8 pts

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