According to BT Sport, Liverpool players completed 969 passes in their recent game against Sheffield United, setting a new record for the English Premier League, while securing a firm 2-0 victory against the Blades on Thursday, 2 January.
Winning the match, the Reds also restored their 13-point lead, topping the table with 58 points. Leicester City is in second place with 45 and Manchester City rounds out the top three with 44 points.
58 - Liverpool have accumulated 58 points from their 20 Premier League games this season; in English top-flight history, only Manchester City in 2017-18 (also 58) have had as many points at this stage of a campaign (assuming three points for a win all-time). Rolling. pic.twitter.com/NiTiYK4q5r— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 2, 2020