Liverpool vs Man United Paul Pogba's performance in 7 dreadful statistics

The numbers that suggest Man United's megabucks midfielder cringe had a nightmare at Anfield

  • Published:
play Paul Pogba's performance in 7 dreadful statistics
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Man United were not exactly expansive and attacking against Liverpool.

With just 35% of the ball during the match, Jose Mourinho's side recorded the lowest amount of possession ANY Man United team has ever registered in a Premier League match.

Quite a stat, which may partly explain the almost bizarrely poor numbers Paul Pogba recorded at Anfield.

Some may say the United midfielder was a victim of Mourinho's ultra-defensive tactics. Some may say we're simply picking on the French midfielder.

However, regardless of the team's style of play and system, are these REALLY the stats you would expect from a man who cost EIGHTY NINE MILLION POUNDS?

He played a grand total of 38 passes

That's less than one every two minutes, from United's so-called midfield general. To give you some idea, that is his lowest passing figure of the season. His average number of passes has been 66 per game.

His passing accuracy was just 71 percent

It wasn't just his quantity of passes which was below par, it was the quality too. Pogba has been successful with an average of 83 percent of his passes this season - his 71 percent at Anfield was his lowest figure in any match this season.

He had 63 touches

Yep, his lowest figure in a game this season. His average? 89 touches.

He only won 46 percent of his 'duels'

The first time this season he's lost more duels in a match than he's won.

He had two shots

His average this season: 3.3 shots per match.

He created ONE chance

No words required on this one.

He had ONE touch in the opposition box

 

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Abdelhak Nouri K.P Boateng pays tribute to Ajax star with beautiful gesturebullet
2 Inside Story This is why Solomon Nyantakyi killed his mum and sister...bullet
3 Alhaji Muniru Muntari Photos from Sulley Muntari's father funeralbullet
4 Black Stars GFA responses to Puma deal allegationsbullet
5 African Football CAF considers opening up AFCON to non-African teamsbullet
6 Photo Watch ex-President Jerry John Rawlings kick the first...bullet
7 Rafaella Beckran Neymar’s sister reveals she’s dating the...bullet
8 Top 5 Here are the RICHEST African players in 2017bullet
9 Photos Ex-Prez Rawlings commissions Asamoah Gyan's Accra...bullet
10 Bolt Jamaican sprinting legend on right path to world...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Watch goals, skills and highlights of Abedi Ayew Pelebullet
2 Video Watch highlight of Black Stars newbie Kingsley Sarfobullet
3 Cristiano Ronaldo's son shows off amazing football skillsbullet
4 Video Ghanaian youngster scores like a Lionel Messi in Danish Leaguebullet
5 Video K.P Boateng sings Castro's "Odo Pa featuring Asamoah Gyan"...bullet

Sports