DStv Now Stats Pack: Liverpool v Barcelona

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Here are all the interesting stats you need to know ahead of Barcelona's visit to Anfield on Tuesday night

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    #1 Assists

    At least five Liverpool players, including Mohamed Salah, Trent John Alexander-Arnold, Virgil Van Dijk, James Milner and Andrew Robertson, are all on two assists each in this season's Uefa Champions League.   
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    #2 Messi goals against Liverpool

    Lionel Messi's brace against Liverpool in the first leg was his first two goals against the Merseyside outfit. Tottenham Hotspur are the only other English side to have let Messi score twice against them in the Uefa Champions League
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    #3 Never beaten twice by same team

    Liverpool have never lost twice to any side in the Uefa Champions League this season. 
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    #4 Ruthless on the road

    Barcelona have scored in four of their five away matches in the competition this season. The only time they failed to score was when they played to a goalless draw away to Olympique Lyonnais in February 2019. 
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    #6 Head-to-head

    In head-to-head stats, Barcelona and Liverpool have met eight times across all competitions since 2001. The Reds have won three to Barca's three, while the other two matches ended in draws.   
  7. #7 Solid defence

    Barcelona have kept four clean sheets in their last five Uefa Champions League matches, including at home and away to Manchester United in the previous round. The last time Barcelona conceded a goal in the competition was in March 2019 when they hammered Olympique Lyonnais 5-1 at Camp Nou. 
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    #8 Biggest defeat

    Liverpool's biggest defeat so far in the competition was the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the first leg which was played last week. Barcelona are yet to lose a match in this year's Uefa Champions League campaign. 
  9. #9 Average first away goals

    On average, Barcelona have scored their first away goal after 48 minutes, while it has taken them 73 minutes to concede. Liverpool, on the other hand, have scored their first goal after 22 minutes, but they usually concede after 18 minutes afterward.