Coutinho the Premier League's best in key area; Henderson reaches landmark

Philippe Coutinho

Following Liverpool's 2-0 Premier League victory over Burnley at Anfield, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Liverpool made it 12 Premier League matches unbeaten and moved up to fifth in the table courtesy of a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Anfield on Wednesday.

Stand-in captain Jordan Henderson opened the scoring for the Reds with a powerful strike from outside the box, before setting up Daniel Sturridge for the second shortly after the half-way point.

Here are the top five statistics from the Reds' midweek victory:

29 - Since Christmas Liverpool have taken 29 points from 11 Premier League games, more than any other team. The Reds have lost just one league game in 16 (W11 D4), while keeping six clean sheets in their last eight.

8 - Burnley have lost on each of their last eight trips to Anfield in all competitions, without scoring a single goal. The Clarets have now gone winless through their last seven league games (D2 L5).

6 - Philippe Coutinho fashioned six key passes against Burnley yesterday evening, no English top flight player created more in the same gameweek. 

  PositionMatchTotal Att AssistMins Played
Philippe Coutinho MF Liverpool vs Burnley 6 90
David Silva MF Man City vs Leicester 6 79
Ahmed Elmohamady MF Hull City vs Sunderland 5 90
Christian Eriksen MF Tottenham vs Swansea 5 90
Jesús Navas MF Man City vs Leicester 5 90

7 - Jordan Henderson has assisted seven league goals this season, matching his total from last season (he has never provided more in a Premier League campaign).

  TeamSeasonAppearancesTotal Att AssistGoal Assist
Jordan Henderson Liverpool 2014-2015 27 46 7
" " " 2013-2014 35 62 7
" " " 2012-2013 30 33 4

3 - Liverpool have scored three Premier League goals in a row from outside the penalty area for the first time since January 2007.

Bonus: Daniel Sturridge has now scored 10 goals in his last 11 league starts at Anfield.

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