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Liverpool fans react to stat revelation

Chelsea’s match on Monday against Manchester United was far from memorable.

Neither side were particularly impressive, with them managing just four shots on target between them. In the end, it was the Red Devils who picked up all three points thanks to goals from Anthony Martial and captain Harry Maguire in a 2-0 victory.

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The second came from a corner, and it led to a rather interesting stat being revealed during the post-match analysis. As per Sky Sports, the Blues concede one goal from every 11 corners, whilst Liverpool’s rate is an astonishing one in 120.

This was shared by Liverpool reporter Dave O’Connell on his Twitter page, as you can see below.

This has got the Liverpool fans talking. Some believe that Virgil van Dijk’s presence has played a big role.

Indeed, the Netherlands international is arguably the best defender in the world, as the latest Ballon d’Or rankings indicate, and he has won an average of 4.8 aerial battles per match in the Premier League this term. His influence is there for all to see.

Many supporters remember the days of zonal marking, clearly.

Rafa Benitez was an advocate of zonal marking, which apparently wasn’t popular amongst the supporters.

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Others, meanwhile, are now happy to see the opposition earn corners for another reason.

Whilst they may not all have come from corners, Liverpool have scored seven goals from counter-attacks this term in the Premier League – more than any other side.

Meanwhile, this one-time World Cup winner labels this Liverpool star “a god”.

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