By The Numbers: 2018

Records broken, history made, players signed and goals have been scored. Here’s how 2018 has been for Liverpool:

1: Champions League Final. Mixed emotions, but a great ride with memorable performances, great goals and new Liverpool songs. Allez Allez Allez.

2: If the Premier League ran for the calendar year of 2018, Liverpool would be in 2nd place behind Manchester City. Joint on 88 points, with City edging Liverpool on goal difference.

5: Liverpool added 5 world class proven players to their roster. Naby Keita, Fabinho, Alisson Becker, Shaqiri and Virgil Van Dijk.

7: Liverpool became the first team to win all 7 games in December, a busy period in English football.

13: Mohammed Salah finishes 2018 as the 18/19 Premier League top goalscorer with 13 goals.

20: Liverpool remain unbeaten in the opening 20 league games of a season. For only the third time in the clubs history, they have not managed this since 1988.

28: In 2018, Mohammed Salah has scored 28 Premier League goals. This is more than any other Premier League player. In second place is Harry Kane with 25 and third is Aubameyang with 23. Mane has 14 and Firmino has 13.

42: After three goals against Arsenal, hat-trick hero Bobby Firmino became the highest scoring Brazilian in Premier League history with 42 goals. Philipe Coutinho is second.

51: Liverpool currently end 2018 with 54 points from 20 league games. This is their best start to top-flight English football in the clubs history.

100: Jurgen Klopp celebrated his 100thwin as Liverpool manager, reaching this great landmark faster than legends Bob Paisley and Bill Shankly.

500: James Milner played his 500thPremier League game. A special milestone for the Red’s vice-captain and only the 13thplayer to do so. The last player to reach 500 was also a Red, Steven Gerrard.

2019: Liverpool enter 2019, 7 points clear at the top of the Premier League table. No team in Premier League history has been so far clear entering the New Year and not gone on to win the title.

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