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The 2019–20 season is Liverpool's 128th season in existence, and their 58th consecutive season in the top flight of English football. It is also the club's 28th consecutive season in the Premier League. The club will compete in the UEFA Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, and EFL Cup. Having finished second in the 2018–19 Premier League, the club contested the FA Community Shield, and as winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League, the club participated in the UEFA Super Cup and is set to contest the FIFA Club World Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Liverpool
2019–20 season
Liverpool vs. Chelsea, UEFA Super Cup 2019-08-14 53.jpg
Sadio Mané lifting the UEFA Super Cup after Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties
ChairmanTom Werner
ManagerJürgen Klopp
StadiumAnfield
Premier League1st
FA CupThird round
EFL CupFourth round
UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stage
FA Community ShieldRunners-up
UEFA Super CupWinners
FIFA Club World CupSemi-finals
Top goalscorerLeague:
Sadio Mané (5)

All:
Sadio Mané (8)
2020-21 →

In the 2019 FA Community Shield, Liverpool faced Premier League champions Manchester City, losing 5–4 on penalties.[1] In the 2019 UEFA Super Cup, Liverpool defeated Premier League rivals Chelsea, winning 5–4 on penalties. It was Liverpool's fourth triumph in the annual contest, placing them behind only Barcelona and A.C. Milan, who have five titles apiece.[2]

First-team squadEdit

As it stands on 5 October 2019
Squad No. Name Nationality Position(s) Date of birth (Age) Apps Goals Assists Signed From
Goalkeepers
1 Alisson   GK (1992-10-02) 2 October 1992 (age 27) 53 0 0   Roma
13 Adrián   GK (1987-01-03) 3 January 1987 (age 32) 11 0 0   West Ham United
22 Andy Lonergan   GK (1983-10-19) 19 October 1983 (age 35) 0 0 0   Middlesbrough
62 Caoimhin Kelleher   GK (1998-11-23) 23 November 1998 (age 20) 1 0 0   LFC Academy
Defenders
2 Nathaniel Clyne   RB (1991-04-05) 5 April 1991 (age 28) 103 2 5   Southampton
4 Virgil van Dijk (3rd captain)   CB (1991-07-08) 8 July 1991 (age 28) 84 8 5   Southampton
6 Dejan Lovren   CB (1989-07-05) 5 July 1989 (age 30) 172 7 4   Southampton
12 Joe Gomez   CB/RB/LB (1997-05-23) 23 May 1997 (age 22) 72 0 3   Charlton Athletic
26 Andrew Robertson   LB (1994-03-11) 11 March 1994 (age 25) 90 2 20   Hull City
32 Joel Matip   CB (1991-08-08) 8 August 1991 (age 28) 107 5 1   Schalke 04
51 Ki-Jana Hoever   CB/RB (2002-01-18) 18 January 2002 (age 17) 2 1 0   LFC Academy
65 Yasser Larouci   LB/LM (2001-01-01) 1 January 2001 (age 18) 0 0 0   LFC Academy
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold   RB (1998-10-07) 7 October 1998 (age 21) 97 5 23   LFC Academy
72 Sepp van den Berg   CB/RB (2001-12-20) 20 December 2001 (age 17) 1 0 0   PEC Zwolle
Midfielders
3 Fabinho   DM/RB/CB (1993-10-23) 23 October 1993 (age 25) 53 1 3   Monaco
5 Georginio Wijnaldum (4th captain)   CM/DM (1990-11-11) 11 November 1990 (age 28) 151 14 16   Newcastle United
7 James Milner (vice-captain)   CM/DM/LB/RB (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 33) 188 24 39   Manchester City
8 Naby Keïta   CM/AM (1995-02-10) 10 February 1995 (age 24) 36 3 1   RB Leipzig
14 Jordan Henderson (captain)   CM/DM (1990-06-17) 17 June 1990 (age 29) 335 25 45   Sunderland
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain   CM/AM/RW (1993-08-15) 15 August 1993 (age 26) 52 5 8   Arsenal
20 Adam Lallana   CM/AM (1988-05-10) 10 May 1988 (age 31) 161 21 20   Southampton
23 Xherdan Shaqiri   RW/LW/AM (1991-10-10) 10 October 1991 (age 28) 34 6 5   Stoke City
48 Curtis Jones   CM (2001-01-30) 30 January 2001 (age 18) 2 0 0   LFC Academy
67 Harvey Elliott   RW/LW (2003-04-04) 4 April 2003 (age 16) 1 0 0   Fulham
Forwards
9 Roberto Firmino   ST/AM (1991-10-02) 2 October 1991 (age 28) 204 69 55   1899 Hoffenheim
10 Sadio Mané   LW/RW/ST (1992-04-10) 10 April 1992 (age 27) 134 67 23   Southampton
11 Mohamed Salah   RW/ST (1992-06-15) 15 June 1992 (age 27) 116 77 32   Roma
24 Rhian Brewster   ST (2000-04-01) 1 April 2000 (age 19) 1 0 0   LFC Academy
27 Divock Origi   ST (1995-04-18) 18 April 1995 (age 24) 107 29 8   Lille

Transfers and loansEdit

Transfers inEdit

Entry date Position No. Player From club Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 DF 72   Sepp van den Berg   PEC Zwolle £1,300,000[A] [3]
28 July 2019 FW 67   Harvey Elliott   Fulham Tribunal[B] [4]
5 August 2019 GK 13   Adrián   West Ham United Free [5]
12 August 2019 GK 22   Andy Lonergan   Middlesbrough Free [6]
Total £1,300,000
  1. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £4,400,000.
  2. ^ Liverpool and Fulham will be going to a tribunal to set a fee for Harvey Elliott.

Transfers outEdit

Exit date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 FW 15   Daniel Sturridge   Trabzonspor Released [7]
1 July 2019 DF 18   Alberto Moreno   Villarreal Released [7]
1 July 2019 GK 34   Ádám Bogdán   Released [7]
1 July 2019 DF 56   Connor Randall   Arda Released [7]
1 July 2019 MF 64   Rafael Camacho   Sporting CP £5,000,000[A] [8]
1 July 2019 FW 28   Danny Ings   Southampton £18,000,000[B] [9]
5 August 2019 GK 22   Simon Mignolet   Club Brugge £6,400,000[C] [10]
2 September 2019 FW 40   Ryan Kent   Rangers £6,500,000[D] [11]
Total £35,900,000
  1. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £7,000,000.
  2. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £20,000,000.
  3. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £8,200,000.
  4. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £7,500,000

Loans outEdit

Start date End date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 Half of season MF   Allan   Fluminense None [12]
1 July 2019 End of season MF 16   Marko Grujić   Hertha BSC £2,000,000[A] [13]
1 July 2019 End of season MF 54   Sheyi Ojo   Rangers None [14]
15 July 2019 End of season GK 73   Kamil Grabara   Huddersfield Town None [15]
30 July 2019 End of season FW 58   Ben Woodburn   Oxford United None [16]
31 July 2019 Half of season DF   Rhys Williams   Kidderminster Harriers None [17]
6 August 2019 End of season FW   Taiwo Awoniyi   Mainz 05 £600,000 [18]
6 August 2019 End of season FW   Liam Millar   Kilmarnock None [19]
6 August 2019 End of season FW 59   Harry Wilson   AFC Bournemouth £2,500,000[B] [20]
7 August 2019 End of season DF 47   Nathaniel Phillips   VfB Stuttgart None [21]
8 August 2019 End of season MF 53   Ovie Ejaria   Reading None [22]
2 September 2019 Half of season GK   Shamal George   Marine None [23]
24 September 2019 End of season DF   Anderson Arroyo   Mladá Boleslav None [24]
  1. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £2,500,000.
  2. ^ Fee may eventually rise to £3,000,000.

Transfer summaryEdit

New contractsEdit

Date Pos No. Player Ref.
10 July 2019 FW 27   Divock Origi [25]
15 July 2019 GK 73   Kamil Grabara [26]
31 July 2019 DF 51   Ki-Jana Hoever [27]
7 August 2019 DF 47   Nathaniel Phillips [28]
16 August 2019 MF 48   Curtis Jones [29]
22 August 2019 MF 15   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain [30]

Pre-seasonEdit

In June 2019, Liverpool announced their pre-season schedule.[31]

  1. ^ Largest attendance at a football match in Scotland since the 1989 Scottish Cup Final.[32]

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 1st 9 August 2019 17 May 2020
FA Cup Third round January 2020
EFL Cup Third round Fourth round 25 September 2019
UEFA Champions League Group stage Group stage 17 September 2019
FA Community Shield Final Runners-up 4 August 2019
UEFA Super Cup Final Winners 14 August 2019
FIFA Club World Cup Semi-finals 18 December 2019 21 December 2019

Updated to match played 16 September 2019
Source: Competitions

OverviewEdit

Competition Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 8 8 0 0 20 6 +14 100.00
FA Cup 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 !
EFL Cup 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 100.00
FA Community Shield 1 0 1 0 1 1 +0 000.00
FIFA Club World Cup 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 !
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 1 0 2 2 +0 000.00
UEFA Champions League 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 050.00
Total 13 10 2 1 29 14 +15 076.92

Updated to match played 5 October 2019
Source: Competitions

Premier LeagueEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Liverpool 8 8 0 0 20 6 +14 24 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Manchester City 8 5 1 2 27 9 +18 16
3 Arsenal 8 4 3 1 13 11 +2 15
4 Leicester City 8 4 2 2 14 7 +7 14
5 Chelsea 8 4 2 2 18 14 +4 14 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
Updated to match(es) played on 6 October 2019. Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) If the champions, relegated teams or qualified teams for UEFA competitions cannot be determined by rules 1 to 3, rules 4.1 to 4.3 are applied – 4.1) Points gained in head to head record between such teams; 4.2) Away goals scored in head to head record between such teams; 4.3) Play-offs[33]

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
8 8 0 0 20 6  +14 24 4 0 0 12 4  +8 4 0 0 8 2  +6

Last updated: 5 October 2019.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundHAHAHAAHAHAHAHHAHAAHH
ResultWWWWWWWW
Position3111111111
Updated to match(es) played on 5 October 2019. Source: Premier League
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

On 13 June 2019, the Premier League fixtures were announced.[34]

FA CupEdit

EFL CupEdit

Liverpool entered the competition in the third round, The draw was confirmed on 28 August 2019, live on Sky Sports.[35] The draw for the fourth round was made on 25 September 2019.[36]

UEFA Champions LeagueEdit

Liverpool entered the competition in the group stage following their second place finish in the 2018–19 season. The Reds were drawn with Napoli, Red Bull Salzburg and Genk.[37]

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification NAP LIV SAL GNK
1   Napoli 2 1 1 0 2 0 +2 4 Advance to Round of 16 2–0 5 Nov 10 Dec
2   Liverpool 2 1 0 1 4 5 −1 3[a] 27 Nov 4–3 5 Nov
3   Red Bull Salzburg 2 1 0 1 9 6 +3 3[a] Transfer to Europa League 23 Oct 10 Dec 6–2
4   Genk 2 0 1 1 2 6 −4 1 0–0 23 Oct 27 Nov
Updated to match(es) played on 2 October 2019. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head points: Liverpool 3, Red Bull Salzburg 0.

FA Community ShieldEdit

UEFA Super CupEdit

FIFA Club World CupEdit

Squad statisticsEdit

AppearancesEdit

Players with no appearances not included in the list.

As of match played 5 October 2019
No. Pos. Nat. Name Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup UCL Other[a] Total
Apps Starts Apps Starts Apps Starts Apps Starts Apps Starts Apps Starts
1 GK   Alisson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2
3 MF   Fabinho 8 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 12 11
4 DF   Virgil van Dijk 8 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 12 12
5 MF   Georginio Wijnaldum 8 8 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 12 10
6 DF   Dejan Lovren 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2
7 MF   James Milner 7 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 11 5
8 MF   Naby Keïta 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 3 1
9 FW   Roberto Firmino 8 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 12 10
10 FW   Sadio Mané 8 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 11 10
11 FW   Mohamed Salah 8 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 12 12
12 DF   Joe Gomez 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 6 5
13 GK   Adrián 8 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 11 10
14 MF   Jordan Henderson 7 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 11 9
15 MF   Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 5 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 8 4
20 MF   Adam Lallana 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5 1
23 MF   Xherdan Shaqiri 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0
24 FW   Rhian Brewster 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
26 DF   Andrew Robertson 8 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 12 12
27 FW   Divock Origi 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 9 3
32 DF   Joël Matip 6 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 9 8
48 MF   Curtis Jones 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
51 DF   Ki-Jana Hoever 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
55 MF   Herbie Kane 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
62 GK   Caoimhín Kelleher 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
66 DF   Trent Alexander-Arnold 8 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 12 11
67 FW   Harvey Elliott 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
68 MF   Pedro Chirivella 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
72 DF   Sepp van den Berg 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

GoalsEdit

As of match played 5 October 2019
Rank Pos. No. Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Other[a] Total
1 FW 10   Sadio Mané 5 0 0 1 2 8
2 FW 11   Mohamed Salah 4 0 0 2 0 6
3 FW 9   Roberto Firmino 3 0 0 0 0 3
4 MF 7   James Milner 1 0 1 0 0 2
DF 32   Joël Matip 1 0 0 0 1 2
6 DF 4   Virgil van Dijk 1 0 0 0 0 1
MF 5   Georginio Wijnaldum 1 0 0 0 0 1
DF 26   Andrew Robertson 0 0 0 1 0 1
FW 27   Divock Origi 1 0 0 0 0 1
DF 51   Ki-Jana Hoever 0 0 1 0 0 1
DF 66   Trent Alexander-Arnold 1 0 0 0 0 1
Own Goals 2 0 0 0 0 2
Total 20 0 2 4 3 29

AssistsEdit

Not all goals have an assist.

As of match played 5 October 2019
Rank Pos. No. Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Other[a] Total
1 FW 9   Roberto Firmino 3 0 0 3 2 8
2 FW 11   Mohamed Salah 3 0 0 0 0 3
DF 66   Trent Alexander-Arnold 2 0 0 1 0 3
4 MF 7   James Milner 2 0 1 0 0 3
5 DF 26   Andrew Robertson 2 0 0 0 0 2
6 MF 3   Fabinho 1 0 0 0 0 1
DF 4   Virgil van Dijk 0 0 0 0 1 1
FW 10   Sadio Mané 1 0 0 0 0 1

Clean sheetsEdit

As of match played 5 October 2019
No. Player Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup Champions League Other[a] Total
13   Adrián 2 0 0 0 0 2
62   Caoimhín Kelleher 0 0 1 0 0 1
Total 2 0 1 0 0 3

Disciplinary recordEdit

As of match played 5 October 2019
No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup EFL Cup UCL Other[a] Total
                       
3 MF   Fabinho 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
7 MF   James Milner 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
13 GK   Adrián 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 MF   Jordan Henderson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
26 DF   Andrew Robertson 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
66 DF   Trent Alexander-Arnold 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Total 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 12 0

AwardsEdit

Liverpool Standard Chartered Player of the Month awardEdit

Awarded monthly to the player that was chosen by fans voting on Liverpoolfc.com

Month Player Ref
August   Mohamed Salah [38]
September   Roberto Firmino [39]

Premier League Manager of the MonthEdit

Month Manager Ref
August   Jurgen Klopp [40]
September   Jurgen Klopp [41]

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