Liverpool maintain impressive record; Raheem Sterling reaches attacking landmark

Raheem Sterling

Following Liverpool's 2-1 Premier League victory over Manchester City at Anfield, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Liverpool maintained the pressure on the top four, while Manchester City missed the chance to recover some ground on Chelsea. as Brendan Rodgers' side secured an impressive 2-1 victory at Anfield on Sunday.

Philippe Coutinho's strike with 15 minutes remaining proved to be the difference on Merseyside after Edin Dzeko had earlier cancelled out Jordan Henderson's stunning effort.

Here are the top five statistics from the Reds' magnificent weekend victory: 

26 - Liverpool have taken 26 points (8W 2D) from their last 10 Premier League games. The Reds have lost just four of the 45 league games they have played under Brendan Rodgers after the turn of the year (across his three seasons in charge).

3 - The three players to cover the most ground on Sunday were all on Liverpool's side. Adam Lallana (11.9km), Joe Allen (11.6) and Jordan Henderson (11.4) dominated in terms of this statistic. 

2 - Liverpool's two goals today are the first Man City have conceded from outside the box in the Premier League this season. Meanwhile, three of the Merseyside outfit's last four league goals have come from outside the box.

  Goals from Outside BoxGoals Conceded from Outside BoxMatches Played
Man City 10 2 27
Liverpool 6 4 27

7 - Raheem Sterling has now assisted as many Premier League goals this season as the previous three campaigns combined. Interestingly, all three of Jordan Henderson's successful strikes this term have been assisted by the 20-year-old.

  SeasonAppearancesChances CreatedGoals Assisted
Raheem Sterling 2014-2015 25 57 7
" " 2013-2014 33 52 5
" " 2012-2013 24 37 2
" " 2011-2012 3 2 0

1 - Manchester City scored with their only shot on target at Anfield. This is the fewest they have recorded in a Premier League game since April 8, 2012 (away to Arsenal).

Bonus: Manchester City have won 0 of their last 12 Premier League trips to Anfield (D4 L8).

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