Stoke City 3-5 Liverpool: Five interesting stats

Stoke Britannia Stadium

Liverpool ruthlessly dispatched of Stoke at the Britannia yesterday.

Here are five interesting stats to digest...

1) Stoke City managed just four shots on target, and scored with three of them. Liverpool converted five of nine attempts on target.

2) Peter Crouch won 11 aerial duels, Liverpool's entire team won 14.

3) Charlie Adam was the game's most creative player, provided four goalscoring opportunities for his teammates.

4) Jonathan Walters made just 24 passes in 90 minutes, while Stoke substitute Stephen Ireland made 12 in just nine minutes.

5) Martin Skrtel was the only Liverpool player not to make a successful tackle, but he made up for that by making four interceptions, twice as many as any of his teammates.

image: © Ronnie Macdonald

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