Liverpool, Spurs, and The Value Of Balanced Scoring

Ahead of their match this weekend, I’ve been taking a look at Liverpool and Tottenham’s goal scoring stats in the Premier League this season. Frustratingly from a Red point of view, they’re remarkably similar.

Liverpool: Scored 53, conceded 34 with eleven clean sheets, 42 points.

Tottenham Hotspur. Scored 49, conceded 33 with seven clean sheets, 54 points.

Doesn’t seem fair, does it?! Needless to say, it is the balance of the scoring and conceding that has tipped the balance in Spurs’ favour. Continue reading