One shot on target, one penalty area entry; Divock Origi struggles for Liverpool

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The youngster started the game against Tottenham but struggled to make a significant impact.

With Liverpool’s current injury list growing, Jurgen Klopp was left with just youngster Divock Origi to lead the line against Tottenham.

The youngster has so far been a peripheral figure at Anfield this season since returning from his loan spell with Lille, with him being considered as one for the future by former manager Brendan Rodgers.

The young Belgian is inexperienced to say the least, and that showed against Spurs as he struggled to make an impact on the game, ultimately missing one big chance that could have secure the win.

We decided to take a look at his other stats to see how he did overall.

Starting with shooting, and Origi failed to be much trouble for Hugo Lloris as he only had two shots throughout the game, with one of those on target.

  MatchTotal Scoring AttOntarget Scoring AttBig Chance MissedPen Area EntriesDribble SuccessTouch Success
Divock Origi Tottenham vs Liverpool 2 1 1 1 50% 96%

That lack of a threat was also demonstrated in his failure to get into the penalty area, with him only having one penalty area entry in the entirety of the ninety minutes.

Origi’s biggest chance was the header in the first half, with the striker managing to hit the cross bar from close range, when it might have been easier to score, with that being his big chance missed.

Elsewhere, he enjoyed some success with his dribbling in the game as he had a 50% success rate in this area.

Indeed, his touches in general were on form as he had 50 in total, with just two proving to be unsuccessful, a success rate of 96%, an impressive tally considering he was up against an established spurs backline.

So then, a solid if uninspiring performance from Origi, who Liverpool fans will be hoping can be the latest youngster to significantly develop under Jurgen Klopp.

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