Premier League

Mind-blowing identical stats of Chelsea and Liverpool since Prem League start

To sit level at the top of the table, the European heavyweights have each collected 13 points, scored 12 goals, and surrendered just one.

In each of their first five Premier League matches this season, the Blues and the Reds have had the same result.

Chelsea began their domestic campaign with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace at home, while Liverpool triumphed 3-0 at Norwich.

After that, Thomas Tuchel’s side overcame Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates, just 24 hours after Jurgen Klopp’s side upset Burnley 2-0 at Anfield.

Liverpool and Chelsea drew 1-1 at Anfield in the Premier League’s third round, thanks to goals from Kai Havertz and Mohamed Salah.

Here's how the Prem table looks after five fixtures

The European champions then scored three goals at Stamford Bridge against Aston Villa, while Liverpool did the same at Elland Road against Leeds.

On Saturday, Liverpool crushed Palace 3-0 at Anfield, followed by Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Tottenham a day later.

The astonishing statistic has startled fans on social media, with one wondering, “How is this even possible?”

“Why are Chelsea top of the standings when their numbers are exactly the same as Liverpool’s?” one person wondered.

Chelsea is now in first place according to alphabetical order, however they will not be able to win the Premier League on that alone.

Chelsea and Liverpool have an identical Premier League record this season

If there’s still nothing to separate the teams at the end of the season, a one-off game would be needed to settle their final positions.

If the teams are still tied at the end of the season, a one-off game will be required to determine their final standings.

Manchester United, who have 13 points after winning four and drawing one of their first five games, has added to the chaos.

United have the most goals in the league with 13, but they have also surrendered four, putting them behind Chelsea and Liverpool on goal difference.

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