Liverpool equal PL record for penalty futility

first_imgLiverpool Liverpool equal missed penalty record in Premier League history books Goal Last updated 2 years ago 23:24 10/28/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Jonas Lossl Liverpool Huddersfield Town Premier League Getty Liverpool Liverpool v Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Town Premier League Mohamed Salah failed to convert from the spot for the Reds against Huddersfield, equalling a mark the club would have rather avoided With Mohamed Salah’s miss from the spot against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, Liverpool have now equalled the record for most penalties missed in the history of the Premier League.The Egypt international saw his shot saved by Jonas Lossl just before half-time of a scoreless game, before Jordan Henderson’s rebound effort crashed off the post and wide. Everton 5/2 to beat Leicester Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Salah’s miss was Liverpool’s 34th in Premier League play, tying Arsenal for the most in the history of the competition. 34 – Liverpool have now missed 34 @premierleague penalties – no side has missed more in the competition (Arsenal also 34). Waste.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 28, 2017 Liverpool’s mark could partially be seen as a positive, however, as the Reds have earned the most penalties in the history of the Premier League with 146, also scoring the most with 112. Their conversion rate of 76.7 per cent ranks ninth all-time among teams with 50 or more Premier League penalties.After a frustrating first half, Jurgen Klopp’s side have burst into life in the second half  with goals from Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino . Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img

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