The Premier League title race isn’t over but, so don’t even take into consideration saying Manchester City as our new champions.
Liverpool is perhaps 10 factors behind Pep Guardiola’s males however Jurgen Klopp and co. have gotten one big factor going of their favour – the fixture checklist.
Prized by supporters at first of a marketing campaign, it’s true price is just found on the midway stage of the season.
Residence and away type taken into consideration for every staff, we get a greater deal with over simply how troublesome every opponent might be relying on the situation of the fixture – extra essential than ever in a season with out supporters.
If you happen to do the maths proper, you will discover out simply how tough the rest of the yr is.
As we hurtle in the direction of the ultimate third of 2020/21, it’s Liverpool who’ve the perfect run-in, in response to evaluation by SoccerSTATS.com.
Each Premier League membership’s run-in
From best to hardest
- Liverpool – Opponents common 1.26 factors per recreation
- Burnley – Opponents common 1.28 ppg
- Sheffield United – Opponents common 1.29 ppg
- Leicester – Opponents common 1.33 ppg
- Newcastle – Opponents common 1.33 ppg
- Tottenham – Opponents common 1.34 ppg
- Everton – Opponents common 1.36 ppg
- Southampton – Opponents common 1.36 ppg
- Crystal Palace – Opponents common 1.37 ppg
- Wolves – Opponents common 1.37 ppg
- Leeds – Opponents common 1.38 ppg
- Man United – Opponents common 1.40 ppg
- Fulham – Opponents common 1.40 ppg
- Arsenal – Opponents common 1.41 ppg
- West Ham – Opponents common 1.42 ppg
- Aston Villa – Opponents common 1.45 ppg
- Man City – Opponents common 1.46 ppg
- West Brom – Opponents common 1.48 ppg
- Brighton – Opponents common 1.49 ppg
- Chelsea – Opponents common 1.55 ppg
Klopp and his fees might be delighted with that though truly successful the matches is what actually issues, particularly given the quantity of factors they path by.
The common factors per recreation of their opposition any more is 1.26, the place as Man City’s have a complete of 1.46 – the fourth hardest run-in of any Premier League facet.
It’s a glimmer of hope which could assist the Reds flip the tide within the battle to retain their title, which was impressively gained final season.
Liverpool can’t afford a slip up, although, and that’s why it is going to please them additional than additionally they have the simplest subsequent set of 4 opponents too.
Issues are completely poised as the typical factors per recreation of their subsequent foes is 1.23, whereas City, up towards Tottenham, Everton, Arsenal, and West Ham, face a set of facet who common 1.58 factors per recreation.
We informed you the title race wasn’t over.
The right method to bounce again from the 4-1 defeat to City can be beating Leicester City on Saturday at 12:30pm, reside on talkSPORT, although it simply obtained trickier with Fabinho now added to the harm checklist.
Liverpool subsequent 5 Premier League fixtures
Leicester vs Liverpool
Liverpool vs Everton
Sheffield United vs Liverpool
Liverpool vs Fulham
Woves vs Liverpool