Liverpool slumped to a disappointing draw this weekend. The Reds were held at home by Sam Allardyce’s West Brom, a result nobody saw coming. It was a forgettable day for Kopites. There is a silver lining though. Liverpool extended their unbeaten home record to three calendar years, a new club record.
Liverpool draw with West Brom
The Baggies arrived at Anfield with all of the newfound confidence that comes with a new manager.
Sam Allardyce had come in to right the ship and he saw not losing at Anfield as the perfect first step.
The visiting boss brought his brand of anti-football to Merseyside and it was as ugly as it was effective.
Liverpool faced a West Brom side which only had eyes for parking the bus.
It made for a drab game of football as the visitors just prayed for a set piece chance. They got their chance and took it.
It works but that doesn’t mean we have to like watching it.
Liverpool unbeaten home record
The last team to beat Liverpool at Anfield was Crystal Palace way back in April 2017.
Since then the Liverpool unbeaten home record has stretched to 67 games.
In November it became 64 games, breaking the previous club record games unbeaten at Anfield.
By drawing with West Brom, the Reds have gone three calendar years undefeated at home, a feat never achieved before in the club’s history.
What RTK has to say
The Liverpool unbeaten home record is testament to Jürgen Klopp’s transformation of the club.
The German has made Anfield a fortress again.
Teams come here without a hope and leave with even less most of the time.
Now we just need to beat Chelsea’s streak, though we’ll need to remain unbeaten into next season to do that.