Milestones await Jürgen Klopp and Harvey Elliott

Published 21st January 2023

Jürgen Klopp will take charge of his 1,000th game as a manager when Liverpool host Chelsea at Anfield.

The Premier League encounter will be Klopp’s 411th fixture as Reds boss, having managed 270 with FSV Mainz 05 and then 319 at Borussia Dortmund.

Harvey Elliott, meanwhile, will bring up 50 appearances in all competitions for his boyhood club if he appears against Graham Potter’s side. 

Read on for more facts and figures ahead of the 12.30pm GMT kick-off in L4…

Liverpool’s next goal will be the 850th during the tenure of Klopp in all competitions.

Mohamed Salah is aiming to become the first Red since Ian Rush in October 1990 to net against Chelsea in three successive league meetings.

Never before in history has there been three league draws in succession between the clubs.

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Only once in 79 league meetings has there been a goalless draw – at Anfield in October 1971.

Chelsea are the only team that Trent Alexander-Arnold has scored against in more than one game – being on the winning side in September 2019 (2-1) and in the return at Anfield (5-3) in July 2020.

Elliott is the only Red to have appeared in all 29 fixtures so far this season. 

In the Premier League, Liverpool have won all of the last 18 matches when netting the first goal.

Published 21st January 2023

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