Top five stats from Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Palace, feat. Steven Gerrard & Joe Allen

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Liverpool endured yet another defeat with their trip to Crystal Palace, with two late goals ensuring three points for the south London club.

Crystal Palace piled more misery on Liverpool at Selhurst Park with a convincing 3-1 victory against Brendan Rodgers' struggling side. 

Goals from Dwight Gayle, Joe Ledley and Mile Jedinak gave Neil Warnock's men a thoroughly deserved three points, after Rickie Lambert had given the visitors the lead within two minutes of kick-off.

Here are the top five statistics from Sunday's encounter:

1) Liverpool won just one tackle between the 60th-80th minute vs Crystal Palace; a period in which they conceded twice. Meanwhile, both Steven Gerrard and Martin Skrtel failed to win a single tackle throughout the entirety of the match. 

  PositionWon Tackle
Steven Gerrard MF 0
Martin Skrtel DF 0

2) Dejan Lovren recorded more touches of the ball (85) than any other player in this match, while he also played the most passes (70), completing an impressive 92.9% of his attempts to find a team-mate.

  PositionTouchesTotal Pass
Dejan Lovren DF 87 70

3) Joe Allen, Yannick Bolasie and Jason Puncheon were the equal-most creative players in this tie, fashioning thee key passes each. At full-time, Joe Allen had completed an impressive 98% of his 49 attempts to find a team-mate.

  TeamTotal Att AssistPassing Accuracy
Joe Allen Liverpool 3 98%
Yannick Bolasie C. Palace 3 81%
Jason Puncheon C. Palace 3 67%

4) Liverpool have now made more errors (16) that have led directly to a goal than any other team in the Premier League in 2014. The club have now committed 17 overall defensive errors this season, more than any other side in Europe's top 5 leagues.

  MatchError Lead To Goal
Liverpool C. Palace vs Liverpool 1

5) Only in one Premier League season (1992-93, 13 points) have Liverpool had fewer points after 12 games than they do this season.Only QPR (8) have lost more games in the Premier League this season than the Reds (6).

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