Liverpool’s group stage away record has been poor for the past two years.
The Reds are without an away group win in their last five attempts, losing four and drawing once.
Ahead of tonight’s game against Genk it has been a constant topic among media. Jürgen Klopp was even forced to address the issue in his pre-match press conference.
The Reds European away record whilst not perfect has not been as bad as some people will have you believe.
In the past two years Liverpool have reached consecutive Champions League finals. We must be doing something right.
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The Reds won away at Bayern Munich and Porto on route to the final in Madrid, which saw Liverpool claim a sixth European Cup.
A year prior Jurgen Klopp’s team beat Porto and Manchester City.
Liverpool’s overall impressive away record that has helped earn back-to-back places in the final is being ignored.
Ahead of tonight’s game in Belgium, Liverpool somehow have something to prove despite being nearly perfect in the competition over the past couple of years.
The manipulation of Liverpool’s European away record is creating a problem that really isn’t there.
The unlucky defeat in Naples will be rectified tonight and the media will have to find another stat to wave in Jurgen Klopp’s face.