Analysing Anfield: The underlying goal threat that’s keeping Liverpool top and are Everton are as bad as the league table suggests

Liverpool remain top of the table, after Virgil van Dijk’s double saw off Brighton and Hove Albion at Anfield. Following the latest 2-1 win, Analysing Anfield is here to look back on the win. Josh Williams and David Hughes talk through the numbers behind the win, including delving into Liverpool’s set-piece numbers after another two goals came from them. The Reds’ clean sheet record is also examined following Alisson Becker’s sending off and there’s a theory into just why Liverpool are conceding so many goals later in matches. All of that, plus a look ahead to the derby, what to expect from Everton and why breaking them down may prove harder than the league table would suggest. Enjoy. For information regarding your data privacy, visit