Liverpool 1 City 1 | Quick Opta Stats

Liverpool 1 City 1 | Quick Opta Stats

Liverpool and Manchester City fought to a 1-1 draw at Anfield, in which Manchester City started the brighter but Liverpool came back very strong in the second half. We have some real quick Opta stats for you to ponder over tonight as the match is fresh in your mind! Hopefully these stats should give you some indication of which players excelled in today’s game.

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Most Passes:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 75
Manchester City: Gareth Barry – 78

 

Most Accurate Passes:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 69
Manchester City: Gareth Barry & Yaya Toure – 69

 

Best Passing Accuracy:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 92%
Manchester City: Joleon Lescott – 93%

 

Best Passing Accuracy in Own Half:

Liverpool: Pepe Reina – 100% – 12/12
Manchester City: Yaya Toure – 100% – 36/36

 

Best Passing Accuracy in Opposing Half:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 95% – 39/41
Manchester City: Gareth Barry – 87% – 40/46

 

Best Passing Accuracy in Final Third:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 94% – 15/16
Manchester City: Gael Clichy – 91% – 10/11

 

Top Tackler:

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 7 tackles, 100% won

Manchester City: Joleon Lescott – 5 tackles, 100% won

 

Most Ground Duels Attempted

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva, Dirk Kuyt & Luis Suarez – 16 duels attempted

Manchester City: Joleon Lescott – David Silva – 13 duels attempted

 

Most Ground Duels Won

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 13 ground duels won

Manchester City: Gareth Barry – 8 ground duels won

 

Most Aerial Duels Attempted

Liverpool: Dirk Kuyt – 7 duels attempted

Manchester City: Micah Richards – 4 duels attempted

 

Most Aerial Duels Won

Liverpool: Lucas Leiva – 4 aerial duels won

Manchester City: Gareth Barry & Micah Richards – 2 aerial duels won

 

Most Chances Created

Liverpool: Glen Johnson, Charlie Adam, Dirk Kuyt & Luis Suarez all created 2 chances – all in open play apart from Adam’s 2 set pieces.

Manchester City: David Silva – 3 – Two open play, one from set piece which was the assist for the goal.

 

Most Shots

Liverpool: Luis Suarez, Stewart Downing & Charlie Adam all had 3 shots.

Manchester City: David Silva & Yaya Toure had 2 shots each.

 

Most Shots on Target

Liverpool: Luis Suarez – 2 on target

Manchester City: David Silva, Sergio Aguero & Vincent Kompany – 1 on target each

 

Total Attempts to Dribble past Opponent

Liverpool: Luis Suarez – 9 attempts

Manchester City: Yaya Toure – 5 attempts

 

Successfully dribble past/beaten Opponent

Liverpool: Luis Suarez & Jose Enrique – 3 successful dribbles

Manchester City: David Silva & Yaya Toure – 2 successful dribbles

 

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