One assist; 100% crossing accuracy: Sheyi Ojo impresses against Stoke

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The youngster was handed his chance to impress against Stoke City.

Liverpool youngster Sheyi Ojo enjoyed a solid start to his Anfield career as his side beat Stoke 4-1 this weekend.

Manager Jurgen Klopp handed the winger a surprise start for Sunday’s game, as he rotated his squad following a busy week for his team.

He enjoyed the game as well as his side ran out comfortable winners over the Potters, with goals from Alberto Moreno, Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi (two) sealing all three points.

And Ojo enjoyed the 45 minutes he was given in the game, with several impressive stats despite only featuring for the first half.

  MatchGoal AssistTotal Att AssistAccurate PassSuccessful Final Third PassesPassing AccuracyBeating A Player AccuracyCrossing Accuracy (excl. Corners)TouchesMins Played
Sheyi Ojo Liverpool vs Stoke 1 1 7 2 78% 33% 100% 18 45

As the table provided by Opta demonstrates, he enjoyed himself on his Premier League debut.

He posted 18 touches in total, with just one of those proving to be unsuccessful for him.

His passing was solid as he managed seven accurate passes in total, and enjoyed an overall pass success rate of 78%.

He also managed two successful final third passes, and one key pass, culminating in his assist for Daniel Sturridge’s goal.

Elsewhere he managed 100% accuracy with his crossing, while 33% of his attempted dribbles proved successful.

A solid start for Ojo then, who will be hoping these 45 minutes are the first of many to come in the Liverpool first-team.

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