Adam Lallana's running stats: Liverpool midfielder defies fatigue
By Adam Bate
Last Updated: 03/01/17 11:55am
Sunderland scored two penalties to deny Liverpool victory at the Stadium of Light but nobody could question the effort levels of Adam Lallana.
The midfielder's marathon running stats have been a feature of Liverpool's season and the England international took that to new levels either side of new year.
After covering 12.88 kilometres in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Manchester City in the late kick-off at Anfield on New Year's Eve, he ran even further at Sunderland.
Lallana not only completed the 90 minutes in the 2-2 draw but he ran 13.22 kilometres in the process - once again far further than any other Premier League player on the day.
"I'm not sure we can play better today because we played two days ago," a clearly frustrated Jurgen Klopp told Sky Sports afterwards.
"It's very difficult. Usually I speak about football but I have no idea what my players were capable of today."
While Liverpool suffered, Lallana showed what he was capable of. Here are his numbers and how they compare to the best efforts of the rest of the Premier League's players…
Premier League distance covered stats from Dec 31 2016 to Jan 2 2017
|Jan 2nd||Adam Lallana||Liverpool||Sunderland||13.22 km|
|Dec 31st||Adam Lallana||Liverpool||Man City||12.88 km|
|Jan 1st||Mathieu Flamini||Crystal Palace||Arsenal||12.67 km|
|Jan 2nd||George Boyd||Burnley||Man City||12.62 km|
|Dec 31st||George Boyd||Burnley||Sunderland||12.56 km|
|Jan 2nd||J Ward-Prowse||Southampton||Everton||12.54 km|
|Jan 2nd||Robert Snodgrass||Hull City||West Brom||12.40 km|
|Jan 2nd||Fabio Borini||Sunderland||Liverpool||12.30 km|
|Jan 2nd||Andy King||Leicester||Middlesbrough||12.23 km|
|Jan 2nd||Sebastian Larsson||Sunderland||Liverpool||12.18 km|