Jurgen Klopp's 200th match in the Premier League: Key numbers
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to get past the line when his side takes on Manchester United in a crunch Premier League game on Sunday. Klopp, who helped Liverpool clinch the title in 2019-20, sees his side three points adrift of United this season after 17 games. Since joining Liverpool in 2015, Klopp has improved the Reds drastically. We present his numbers.
Klopp is set to script a special milestone at Anfield. The game against Man United is set to be his 100th Premier League game in charge of Liverpool at Anfield. The German has registered 72 wins, four defeats and 23 draws in 99 games managed at Anfield, with the Reds racking up 246 goals during this period.
Klopp, who took over as Liverpool's boss in 2015, is set to manage the club in his 200th Premier League match in charge. Klopp has won 127 of his 199 league matches in charge, drawn 47, and lost just 25. Prior to his first league game, Liverpool had picked up 94 wins, 48 draws, and 58 defeats under four different managers.
As per Opta, in the 199 Premier League games under Klopp, Liverpool have scored a staggering 428 goals. They have conceded 196 goals and boast of a supreme goal difference (+232). They have collected 428 points and Klopp has a win percentage of 63.8. Prior to his arrival, Liverpool managed to collect 330 points from 200 games.
Only Jose Mourinho (137) has registered more wins in his first 200 games in the Premier League than Klopp. If Liverpool taste victory tomorrow, Klopp will race to 128 victories. Meanwhile, Sir Alex Ferguson had amassed 122 wins in his first 200 league games.
Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino has enjoyed the most playing minutes under Klopp in the Premier League. He has made 186 appearances in the league, starting 169 of these games. Meanwhile, talisman Mohamed Salah has had the most goal involvements in Klopp's reign. He has been involved in 117 goals (G86 A31). Firmino (100) has the second-highest tally (G62 A38).
Liverpool are unbeaten in 67 Premier League games at Anfield With this tally, the current side beat the club's all-time best run set between 1978 and 1981 under manager Bob Paisley. Their last defeat at Anfield was against Crystal Palace in April 2017.
Klopp has faced Man United nine times in the Premier League so far. He has seen his side register two wins, five draws, and two defeats so far. He has collected 1.22 points per game against the Red Devils.