We bring you the need-to-know stats from Liverpool’s turnaround win against 10-man Crystal Palace in the first game of the Premier League weekend.
Liverpool came from a goal down to go top of the Premier League, at least temporarily, on Saturday as Mohamed Salah and Harvey Elliott cancelled out Jean-Philippe Mateta’s penalty early in the second half.
Opta’s post-match facts are below, and you can also do your own post-match analysis with our match centre.
Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool Post-Match Facts
- Mohamed Salah’s equaliser was his 200th Liverpool goal in all competitions, making him the fifth player to reach the milestone for the club.
- Salah also scored his 150th Premier League goal against Crystal Palace, with only four players in the competition reaching this milestone in fewer matches than the Egyptian (247) – Alan Shearer (212), Sergio Agüero (217), Harry Kane (218) and Thierry Henry (220).
- Liverpool have won 67% of their Premier League away games against Crystal Palace (10/15) their highest win percentage among teams they’ve played more than 10 times on the road in the competition.
- Liverpool have already won four matches in the Premier League this season having conceded the first goal, more than any other team in 2023-24 and one more than they managed in the whole of last season (3).
- Palace have lost four consecutive Premier League home games under one manager for the first time since a run of six-straight defeats under Alan Pardew in March 2016.
- Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has won 13 of his 17 Premier League meetings with Crystal Palace (D2 L2) – against no side does he have more league wins in his managerial career.
- Jordan Ayew’s red card was his first for Palace in the Premier League – all three of his red cards in the competition have come while playing for different sides (also one with Swansea and one with Aston Villa).
Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool Timeline
Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool Stats Centre
Our live Opta match centre delivers you all the Crystal Palace vs Liverpool stats from Saturday’s early Premier League game at Selhurst Park.
The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own analysis of the game from kick-off and beyond.
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