The Data Day: Liverpool v Chelsea

We take a look at the numbers to come out of our first defeat to Liverpool at Anfield since 2012…

We had a 38.1 per cent share of possession, our lowest such total of the season so far.

That we had to do plenty of defending was no surprise, and we won 30 tackles over the course of the 90 minutes.

Cesar Azpilicueta won all seven challenges he went in, a game-high figure. He was closely followed by N’Golo Kante, who won five, and Jorginho, David Luiz and Emerson Palmieri, each successful with four.

Azpilicueta’s seven clearances was also the highest recorded. David Luiz made five.

Kante and Joel Matip led the way in terms of interceptions with three.

Liverpool had 15 shots to our six. Half of our attempts were on target, compared to seven of Liverpool’s.

Mohamed Salah’s five attempts was a game-high figure. Eden Hazard was next with three.

Out of the 10 dribbles the Belgian attempted, he was successful with eight, twice as many as the next players in that department, Kante and Salah.

Our pass success rate was 81 per cent. We completed 323 of our 400 passes.

Jorginho made the most passes for us (51) followed by David Luiz (46). Willian recorded two key passes.

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