Firmino to make new Premier League history against Arsenal

Firmino to make new Premier League history against Arsenal

Liverpool are on an 11 league win in a row – matching their Premier League record. A victory against Arsenal today will see them match their all-time club league record of 12, which was set from April to October in 1990

Brazilian attacker Roberto Firmino will become the first ever Brazilian to score 50 Premier League goals if he finds the back of the nets against Arsenal on Saturday.

Firmino has an amazing record against arsenal as the No.9 bagged a hat-trick in the equivalent fixture at Anfield last season. And has scored more goals against the Gunners than any other team – scoring eight times in eight outings.

Firmino to make new Premier League history against Arsenal

Also, two goals for Firmino on Saturday would also see him become Liverpool’s most prolific goal scorer against Arsenal in league history. Liverpool legends Gordon Hodgson and Robbie Fowler are holding the tie in first place on nine goals.

Liverpool’s 54 Premier League matches against Arsenal have produced 155 goals. Which is the highest-scoring Reds fixture in the competition – equal figures with the Liverpool Vs Tottenham Hotspur fixture.

Klopp’s Liverpool have won four of the last six meetings and are unbeaten in the last eight, with four victories and four draws.

Firmino to make new Premier League history against Arsenal

Firmino to make new Premier League history against Arsenal

Liverpool hasn’t gone unbeaten in nine successive league fixtures against the Gunners since February 2000, which came in a sequence of 12.

The Liverpool Vs Arsenal fixture in the Premier League have produced 50 goals – an average of 4.5 goals per game.

With Liverpool scoring 22 times in the last six league clashes on Merseyside and have won the last three by margins of 3-1, 4-0 and 5-1.

In addition, Liverpool have scored from the 90th minute onwards against Arsenal in three of the last five Anfield fixtures. The games have produced 17 goals in added time in the Premier League era.

Former Saints attacker, Sadio Mane has found the net in nine of his last 11 Anfield league appearances, scoring 13 goals in the process. Already In this calendar year, he has found the net 20 times in 28 home and away appearances for the Reds in all competitions.

The Senegalese has four goals in six appearances for Liverpool against the Gunners.

Furthermore, Jordan Henderson might captain Liverpool for the 100th time in the Premier League on Saturday.

In the Arsenal Vs Liverpool game last season, the Reds scored four goals against the Gunners in successive home league encounters for the first time since 1922. They have never done so three seasons in a row.

Liverpool are on an 11 league win in a row – matching their Premier League record. A victory against Arsenal today will see them match their all-time club league record of 12, which was set from April to October in 1990

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