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Liverpool’s favorable fixture list could be key in Premier League title race

Liverpool’s pursuit of the Premier League title this season has boosted by the statistical analysis of their remaining fixtures. It suggests they have the easiest run-in compared to their rivals Arsenal and Manchester City.

The Reds currently sit at the top of the table after 25 games. Their fate in their own hands as they aim to secure the club’s 20th Premier League title, in what is Jurgen Klopp’s final campaign at the helm.

Liverpool’s injury crisis that has sidelined key players like Curtis Jones, Diogo Jota, Nunez, Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Dominik Szoboszlai. However, Klopp can take solace in the fact that Liverpool’s remaining matches are statistically easier than those of their competitors.

According to statistics from SoccerSTATS, Liverpool’s average points per game (PPG) of their remaining opponents is 1.38, compared to Arsenal’s 1.42 and Manchester City’s 1.52. This means that Liverpool’s fixtures are slightly more favorable than those of their rivals.

Liverpool’s next opponents in the Premier League are easier than others’

Liverpool will face seven of current top 11 teams in Premier League, while Arsenal and ManCity will face eight each. Additionally, Liverpool will face five of the current bottom six teams. Arsenal and Manchester City will only take on three of the six relegation battlers.

Despite the favorable fixture list, Klopp will be hoping for his side’s injury situation to improve. Joel Matip is already out for the season, while there are concerns about Thiago Alcantara and Jota’s injuries. Liverpool hope to welcome Alexander-Arnold and Szoboszlai back in the coming weeks, but the full extent of Alisson, Jones, and Nunez’s injuries remains uncertain.

After facing Luton in the Premier League, Liverpool will contest the Carabao Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. They will be returning to FA Cup action against Southampton a week later. With the title race heating up, Liverpool’s favorable fixture list could prove to be a key factor in their bid to lift the Premier League trophy.

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