Revealed! How Klopp’s first seven games at Liverpool compare to Rodgers’ start

first_img 6 6 Brendan Rodgers’ record after seven games as Liverpool managerWon three, drew two, lost two, scored eight, conceded ninePremier League record: Drew one, lost two (won none)Cup record: Won three, drew one in the Europa League qualifiersBiggest achievement: A 2-2 draw against reigning champions Manchester City at AnfieldLow point: Losing 3-0 away to West Brom on the opening day of the Premier League seasonVerdict: Worse then Klopp Roy Hodgson’s record after seven games as Liverpool managerWon four, drew two, lost one, scored 10, conceded fivePremier League record: Won one, drew one, lost oneCup record: Won three and drew one in Europa League qualifiersBiggest achievement: Beating West Brom 1-0 at home in the Premier LeagueLow point: Losing 3-0 away to Manchester City in the Premier LeagueVerdict: Worse than Klopp, with Europa League wins against moderate opposition massaging Hodgson’s record Jurgen Klopp has overseen Liverpool’s first loss under his management.Seven games into the German’s tenure, the Reds were defeated 2-1 at home against Crystal Palace in the Premier League.A brilliant leader of Borussia Dortmund, Klopp’s CV of two Bundesliga titles, a German Cup and Champions League final, has seen him feted by many Liverpool fans as the man to take the club forward.It’s still very early days in that regard, but with his first defeat on the board, we wanted to know how Klopp’s start compares to his most recent Anfield predecessors.Klopp’s record after seven games as Liverpool managerWon three, drawn three, lost one in all competitions, scored eight goals and conceded fivePremier League record: Won one, drawn two, lost oneCup record: Won one and drawn one in the Europa League, won one League Cup matchBiggest achievement: 3-1 away at ChelseaScroll down to see how Klopp’s record compares with Brendan Rodgers and the rest. Rafael Benitez’s record after seven games as Liverpool managerWon four, drew one, lost two, scored 10, conceded fourPremier League record: Won two, drew one, lost oneCup record: Won one and lost one Champions League qualifier, won one Champions League group gameBiggest achievement: Beating Monaco 2-0 at Anfield in the Champions LeagueLow point: Losing 1-0 at home to Grazer AK in a Champions League qualifierVerdict: Only just better than Klopp, albeit Benitez had a full pre-season to prepare his team Kenny Dalglish’s record after seven games as Liverpool manager (during his second spell in charge)Won four, drew one, lost two, scored 10, conceded fivePremier League record: Won four, drew one, lost oneCup record: Lost one FA Cup match (away to Manchester United, after taking over at short-notice from Roy Hodgson)Biggest achievement: Winning 1-0 at Chelsea in the Premier League (Fernando Torres’ first game after signing for the Blues from Liverpool)Low point: Losing 2-1 away to Blackpool in the Premier LeagueVerdict: Just edges Klopp, courtesy of his Premier League record Jurgen Klopp banners outside Anfield 6 6 6 And how these managers did in their next seven games with Liverpool…Brendan Rodgers: Won three, drew two, lost two (Beat Norwich 5-2 at Anfield, but lost 2-1 at home to Man United in the Premier League)Kenny Dalglish: Won two, drew three, lost two (Beat Man United 3-1 at Anfield in the league, but went out of the Europa League to Braga)Roy Hodgson: Won one, drew four, lost two (Beat Steaua Bucharest 4-1 in the Europa League, but lost on penalties at home to Northampton Town in the League Cup)Rafael Benitez: Won three, drew one, lost three (Beat Fulham 4-2 at Craven Cottage, but lost away to Chelsea and Man United in the Premier League)Can Klopp do any better?Here’s Liverpool’s next seven fixtures…Manchester City v Liverpool, Premier League (Saturday 21 November)Liverpool v Bordeaux, Europa League (Thursday 26 November)Liverpool v Swansea, Premier League (Sunday 29 November)Southampton v Liverpool, League Cup (Wednesday 2 December)Newcastle v Liverpool, Premier League (Sunday 6 December)Sion v Liverpool, Europa League (Thursday 10 December)Liverpool v West Brom, Premier League (Sunday 13 December) 6last_img

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