10 stats behind Klopp’s 250 Liverpool games: Goals, assists, appearances
Jurgen Klopp reached another milestone in charge of Liverpool as the 1-0 win over Norwich City marked his 250th game in charge of the Reds.
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We’ve taken a look at 10 stats behind Klopp’s 250 games in charge of the Merseysiders.
– In 250 games in charge of Liverpool, Klopp has won 153, drawn 58 and lost 39 times, leaving him with a win ratio of 61.2%.
– In that time, Liverpool have scored 539 goals (2.2 per game) and conceded 261 (1.04 per game).
– Those 153 victories mean he has more wins after 250 games in charge of Liverpool than any other manager. Kenny Dalglish, with 152, and Bob Paisley, with 140, are the next best.
– Klopp has led Liverpool to six cup finals, losing his first three (the League Cup, Europa League and Champions League) before winning the latter three (the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup).
– Eighty-four different players have been used by Klopp in all competitions at Liverpool.
– Roberto Firmino is Klopp’s most-used player for the Reds, appearing 221 times in all competitions under the German. Firmino is followed by James Milner (196 appearances) and Georginio Wijnaldum (171).
– Mo Salah is Liverpool’s top scorer under Klopp with 89 goals. Fittingly, Firmino (76) and Mane (74) round off the top three.
– According to Transfermarkt (whose assist statistics are admittedly not always the most accurate), Firmino has provided the most assists under Klopp with 59, followed by Salah (41) and Milner (38).
– Klopp has signed 14 first-team players for a fee in his five years at Liverpool at a combined cost of around £403.5million, an average of around £28.8million per player.
– Virgil van Dijk was the costliest buy at £75million, Ragnar Klavan was the cheapest at £4.2million.