10 stats ahead of Atalanta v Liverpool game

Liverpool will return to action on Tuesday evening when they take on Atalanta away from home in the Champions League.

The defending English champions will head into the game at the Gewiss Stadium on the back of a 2-1 win against West Ham United at Anfield in the Premier League.

The Reds have bounced back from their hammering at the hands of Aston Villa in the league before the international break and are back in form again.

Liverpool have won both of their Champions League Group D matches and look set to go through to the knockout stages.

Meanwhile, Atalanta’s recent form has been inconsistent. The Italian club won 2-1 against Crotone away from home in Serie A at the weekend following a 2-2 draw with Ajax in the Champions League which came after a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Sampdoria in the league.

Gian Piero Gasperini’s side are second in Champions League Group D at the moment with four points from two matches and will fancy their chances of finishing second at least.

The match on Tuesday evening promises to an exciting and intriguing one, and below are 10 interesting stats ahead of the game.

  • Liverpool have yet to concede a goal in the Champions League this season.
    Atalanta have lost only five of their last 25 European matches.
    Liverpool have won 11 of their last 17 European games.
    The Reds have won three of their last three away Champions League games.
    Mohamed Salah is Liverpool’s top scorer this season with eight goals in all competitions.
    Duvan Zapata is Atalanta’s top scorer this campaign with five goals in all competitions.
    Liverpool are two points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
    Atalanta are four points behind leaders AC Milan in fourth place in Serie A.
    Over 2.5 goals have been scored in Atalanta’s last six Champions League matches.
    Under 2.5 goals have been scored in Liverpool’s last six Champions League games.