Liverpool's 2017 in numbers

With Liverpool's fixtures in 2017 now complete, pore over a range of interesting facts and figures from the calendar year courtesy of club statistician Ged Rea.

From the top scorer to the most used player, and including details of the Reds' penchant for netting three or more and some record-breaking Champions League exploits, read on for a numerical summary of the past 12 months...

3 – players scored their first Liverpool goal this year: Mohamed Salah, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

4 – the Reds' longest run of successive victories – Hoffenheim (twice), Crystal Palace and Arsenal in August; Huddersfield Town, NK Maribor, West Ham United and Southampton in October and November.

5 – players were given a debut by Jürgen Klopp: Harry Wilson, Andy Robertson, Salah, Dominic Solanke and Oxlade-Chamberlain.

8 – goals were scored by substitutes (Salah and Daniel Sturridge two each; Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Divock Origi one each).

9 – the Reds failed to score in nine games in 2017.

16 – the number of different scorers in all competitions.

17 – the most appearances by a Liverpool substitute (Sturridge).

17 – the Reds played in a record 17th League Cup semi-final.

19 – minutes it took Liverpool to record their first goal of 2017 – Sturridge at Sunderland.

20 – the number of league wins the Reds recorded this year.

20 – occasions when Klopp's side scored three goals or more in a game.

21 – years and 296 days was the average age of the club's youngest ever starting XI (in the FA Cup tie with Plymouth Argyle at Anfield).

23 – the tally of goals scored by the leading scorer in the year: Salah.

23 – goals were scored by Liverpool in the group stage of the Champions League, a record for a British club and second only to Paris Saint-Germain's 25, also this season.

26 – Liverpool won 26 of their games in all competitions.

34 – the Reds used 34 different players in all competitions.

38 – games in which Liverpool led at some stage.

41 – Liverpool were shown live on television in the UK 41 times this year.

49 – the most appearances by any Liverpool player: Firmino.

54 – the total number of games played in 2017 (40 league, three FA Cup, three League Cup, eight in Europe).

54 – goals were scored away from home in 26 games.

69 – yellow cards were issued to Liverpool players.

85 – seconds it took Firmino to score the club's quickest goal – at Sevilla in the Champions League.

111 – the number of goals scored in the calendar year.