Pre-Brentford stats: Another Salah record and Oxlade-Chamberlain's milestone

MatchPre-Brentford stats: Another Salah record and Oxlade-Chamberlain's milestone

Published 2nd January 2023

A goal at Brentford this evening would see Mohamed Salah become Liverpool's leading scorer away from home in the Premier League era.

The Egyptian has scored 55 times on the road for the Reds in the top flight, with that tally currently level with Michael Owen's. 

Netting at the Gtech Community Stadium would also establish Salah as the club's seventh-highest goalscorer of all-time to overtake Sir Kenny Dalglish's total of 172. 

Read on for more facts and figures ahead of the 5.30pm GMT kick-off in west London...  

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could make his 100th Premier League appearance for Liverpool. He could start a third league game in a row for the first time since February 2020 when he played in a sequence of six.

The Reds are aiming for a third successive away league win for the first time since May 2022.

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Jürgen Klopp's men could win a fifth league game in a row for the first time since April 2022 when they won 10 on the bounce.

Alisson Becker and Virgil van Dijk have played every minute of Liverpool’s Premier League campaign this season.

Since 1954, the Reds have played 15 times on this date, winning eight and losing just once.

The teams have met six times in the league at Brentford, with Liverpool scoring in each visit – netting 12 times in total.

No Red has ever scored a hat-trick against Brentford.

Brentford's Sergi Canos made one senior appearance for Liverpool during his three years at Anfield – as an 80th-minute substitute in a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on the final day of the 2015-16 season.

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Published 2nd January 2023