Comparing Liverpool’s record with and without Joe Gomez since 2019-20

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After Virgil van Dijk was sidelined by a serious injury, Liverpool now look set to be without fellow centre-back Joe Gomez for the foreseeable future.

Gomez had established a formidable partnership with Van Dijk as the heart of their defence, helping the Reds win their first Premier League title, but is set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury on international duty with England.

We’ve taken a closer look at Liverpool’s record with and without the 23-year-old in the starting XI in all competitions since the start of 2019-20.

With Gomez starting

Played: 45
Won: 32
Drawn: 7
Lost: 6

Goals for: 98
Goals against: 52

Points per game: 2.28
Win rate: 71.1%
Loss rate: 13.3%
Goals per game: 2.17
Goals against per game: 1.15

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Without Gomez starting

Played: 26
Won: 18
Drawn: 5
Lost: 3

Goals for: 53
Goals against: 30

Points per game: 2.26
Win rate: 69.2%
Loss rate: 11.5%
Goals per game: 2.03
Goals against per game: 1.15

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