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Liverpool 2-1 Brighton (EPL)

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Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 28 Premier League games at Anfield against opponents starting the day in the top half of the table (W17 D11), with their last such defeat coming against Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea in March 2021 (0-1).

Liverpool have won seven Premier League games in which they were behind this season, now their outright most ever in a single campaign in the competition.

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MOTM: Mo. Salah.

Mo Salah had 12 shots v Brighton, his most ever in a Premier League game, the most on record (from 2003-04) by a Liverpool player in a match in the competition, and the most by any player in the top-flight since Zlatan Ibrahimovic v Burnley in October 2016 (12).

Mo Salah has been involved in 15 Premier League goals against Brighton (9 goals, 6 assists), his most versus a single opponent. Indeed, the only Liverpool player with more goals and assists against a side in the competition is Steven Gerrard v Newcastle (16 – 8G 8A).

Luis Diaz has been directly involved in 10+ Premier League goals for the first time in his Liverpool career:

  • 7 goals
  • 3 assists

After 87 seconds, Danny Welbeck has given Brighton the earliest 1-0 lead by a visiting side in a Premier League game at Anfield since Tottenham in October 2019 (Harry Kane, 47 seconds).

Jarell Quansah completed 98/109 passes against Brighton, 18 more than any other player on the pitch.

Alexis Mac Allister was directly involved in six goals (3 goals, 3 assists) in Liverpool’s last five Premier League matches, after he only had two goal involvements in his first 19 PL appearances for Liverpool (1 goal, 1 assist).

Salah scored or assisted in 19 of his last 20 Premier League starts at Anfield. In that time, he has been directly involved in 26 goals (21 goals & 5 assists).

All-time Liverpool Top Scorers at Anfield:

  • I. Rush (185)
  • R. Hunt (173)
  • G. Hodgson (159)
  • B. Liddell (137)
  • M. SALAH, R. Fowler (117)

Since the start of December, only Brentford (8) have lost more away games (6) than Brighton in the Premier League. Indeed, the Seagulls have won just five points on the road in this period (W1 D2 L6), with only Crystal Palace (4) and Brentford (3) picking up fewer.

The last time Liverpool beat Brighton 2-1 at home, they went on to win the league (2019/20).

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