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Bournemouth 0 Liverpool 3 – Big Match Facts

Liverpool won comfortably at Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita and Mo Salah on the scoresheet. The victory puts them 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League, with second placed Leicester playing at Aston Villa on Sunday.

Here are some match facts to impress your mates with..

  • Liverpool have won 24 of their last 25 Premier League matches (D1), including 15 of their opening 16 to this season. They have scored two or more goals in 23 of those past 25 fixtures.
  • Bournemouth have become the first side to lose five consecutive top-flight meetings with Liverpool by a margin of three or more goals each time, having lost those five by a combined score of 17-0.
  • Liverpool kept their first clean sheet in 14 matches across all competitions since their last shutout away at Sheffield United in September. Indeed, they allowed Bournemouth zero shots on target, only the second time they have done so in a league match since the start of last season (also v Brighton in January).
  • Mohamed Salah scored his 63rd goal in his 100th Premier League appearance; only Alan Shearer (79), Ruud van Nistelrooy (68) and Sergio Aguero (64) scored more in their first 100 games in the competition than the Egyptian.
  • Salah has scored more Premier League goals against Bournemouth (seven) than any other opponent, scoring in all five of his appearances against the Cherries in the competition.
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored his first goal in 25 Premier League appearances for Liverpool since netting against Manchester City in January 2018, one year and 327 days ago.
  • Of the 19 outfield players to feature for Liverpool in the Premier League this season, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita were the 15th and 16th to score respectively; only in 2015-16 have they had more different scorers in a single Premier League campaign (17, excluding own goals).
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