Stats show Firmino, Sturridge can’t make Liverpool-Everton combined XI

Oulala's stats-based Merseyside derby combined XI is dominated by Everton ahead of Wednesday's game at Anfield

Everton dominate Oulala's combined Merseyside derby XI Photo: Oulala

Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge are two of Liverpool’s in-form players but the Reds forwards aren’t good enough to make Oulala’s stats-based combined XI ahead of Wednesday’s Merseyside derby.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions and host an Everton side that are winless in their last six Premier League outings, including three defeats.

However, fantasy football game Oulala have combined the stats of the Everton and Liverpool players in the Premier League this season and there are some big-name omissions.

Here is their stats-based XI ahead of Liverpool v Everton at Anfield in the Premier League on Wednesday night.

Goalkeeper: Joel Robles beats Simon Mignolet

Clean Sheets – 3 to 9
Saves (per game) – 2.8 to 2
Saves (per goal) – 2.8 to 1.5
Goals Conceded (per game) – 1 to 1.3
Catches (per game) – 3.4 to 2.1
Punches (per game) – 0.3 to 0.6

Left-back: Nathaniel Clyne beats Leighton Baines

Clearances (per game) – 2.1 to 2.5
Successful Passes (per game) – 34 to 33
Interceptions (per game) – 1.7 to 1.7
Tackles Won (per game) – 1.8 to 0.9
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 0.7 to 0.2
Blocks (per game) – 0.3 to 0.3

Centre-half: John Stones beats Dejan Lovren

Tackles Won (per game) – 1.2 to 1.1
Tackle Success Rate – 56% to 43%
Clearances (per game) – 4.1 to 6.7
Interceptions (per game) – 1.6 to 1.5
Blocks (per game) – 1 to 0.6
Aerial Duels Won (per game) – 1.6 to 3.3

Centre-half: Ramiro Funes Mori beats Mamadou Sakho

Tackles Won (per game) – 1.1 to 0.9
Tackle Success Rate – 53% to 46%
Clearances (per game) – 8 to 6.5
Interceptions (per game) – 2.5 to 1.7
Blocks (per game) – 0.4 to 1
Aerial Duels Won (per game) – 2.9 to 3.2

Right-back: Jon Flanagan beats Bryan Oviedo

Clearances (per game) – 4.7 to 3.6
Successful Passes (per game) – 35 to 23
Interceptions (per game) – 3 to 1.2
Tackles Won (per game) – 2 to 2.2
Successful Take-ons (per game) – 0.3 to 0.6
Blocks (per game) – 0.3 to 0.2

Central midfielder: Muhamed Bešić beats Joe Allen

Chances Created (per game) – 0.5 to 0.6
Interceptions (per game) – 0.6 to 0.4
Tackles Won (per game) – 1.8 to 0.9
Pass Completion Rate – 87% to 84%
Successful Passes (per game) – 25 to 16
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 1.3 to 0.1

Central midfielder: Gareth Barry beats James Milner

Chances Created (per game) – 0.9 to 2
Interceptions (per game) – 1.5 to 1.2
Tackles Won (per game) – 1.9 to 2
Pass Completion Rate – 82% to 77%
Successful Passes (per game) – 51 to 36
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 0.6 to 0.6

Left winger: Philippe Coutinho beats Aaron Lennon

Chances Created (per game) – 1.7 to 1.1
Key Passes (per game) – 1.5 to 1.1
Pass Completion Rate – 78% to 81%
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 1.8 to 1.1
Assists – 5 to 0
Goals – 7 to 5

Attacking midfielder: Ross Barkley beats Roberto Firmino

Chances Created (per game) – 1.6 to 1.6
Key Passes (per game) – 1.3 to 1.3
Pass Completion Rate – 86% to 77%
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 3.1 to 1.4
Assists – 7 to 7
Goals – 8 to 9

Right winger: Adam Lallana beats Gerard Deulofeu

Chances Created (per game) – 1.5 to 1.3
Key Passes (per game) – 1.3 to 1
Pass Completion Rate – 82% to 74%
Successful Take-Ons (per game) – 1.4 to 1.8
Assists – 6 to 8
Goals – 3 to 2

Centre-forward: Romelu Lukaku beats Daniel Sturridge

Chances Created (per game) – 1.5 to 0.4
Assists – 6 to 1
Shots (per game) – 3.3 to 3.2
Shot Accuracy – 53% to 58%
Conversion Rate – 17% to 19%
Goals – 18 to 6

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