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How the stats of Liverpool’s front three compare to the best in Europe

Liverpool‘s front three of Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Roberto Firmino continued their destruction of the Premier League at the weekend – but how do they compare to the best attacks in Europe?

Salah opened the scoring in the 2-0 win against Newcastle United on Saturday, with Mane adding a second from Firmino’s assist as the Reds moved second in the Premier League.

Using stats from Whoscored – using league stats only – we’ve compared the trio to some of the best front threes across Europe this season.

Due to injuries and changes in system, it has not been possible to include the likes of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea, but the competition is still pretty strong.

Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino
Goals: 45 (2nd)
Assists: 20 (3rd)
Chances created: 132 (3rd)
Shots: 226 (3rd)
Tackles: 76 (1st)
Interceptions: 33 (Joint 1st)

Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo
Goals: 28 (5th)
Assists: 12 (5th)
Chances created: 90 (5th)
Shots: 221 (4th)
Tackles: 28 (5th)
Interceptions: 19 (4th)

 

Neymar, Edinson Cavani, Kylian Mbappe
Goals: 53 (1st)
Assists: 25 (1st)
Chances created: 139 (2nd)
Shots: 227 (2nd)
Tackles: 44 (3rd)
Interceptions: 8 (5th)

Dries Mertens, Jose Callejon, Lorenzo Insigne
Goals: 32 (4th)
Assists: 19 (4th)
Chances created: 162 (1st)
Shots: 275 (1st)
Tackles: 73 (2nd)
Interceptions: 33 (Joint 1st)

Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane
Goals: 44 (3rd)
Assists: 23 (2nd)
Chances created: 120 (4th)
Shots: 199 (5th)
Tackles: 43 (4th)
Interceptions: 23 (3rd)