Having come so close to getting their hands on the Champions League title before succumbing to Real Madrid in the final, Liverpool sits two points ahead of current Premier League holders Manchester City thanks to a 3-0 victory over Eddie Howe's Bournemouth. Having missed chances to gain an even bigger lead against Leicester and West Ham, it was crucial Klopp's men got three points to leapfrog the Citizens back to the summit of the Premier League.
Relegation from the Premier League in the 2016/2017 season saw Sunderland placed in the second tier of English Football, the championship. A few of the clubs better players left during the summer, including Whabi Khasri and Fabio Borini, both on loan before securing permanent moves away. After sacking David Moyes and bringing in Simon Grayson, in hopes of getting promoted straight back to the Premier League, he actually became Sunderland's shortest serving manager, being hired on the June 29 and being sacked on October 31, following a 3-3 draw with Bolton Wanderers. The following week, we saw Robbie Stockdale take charge and the Black Cats succumb to a 1-0 defeat to Middlesborough.
After 104 Premier League goals in 224 games, Romelu Lukaku equalled Didier Drogba's league goal haul. However, it took the Ivorian 30 games more, leaving them both with just less than 0.5 goals a game. The Ivorian has 54 league assists, whilst Lukaku has 35. These stats show that Drogba was a slightly better creator than Lukaku, but Lukaku's finishing is his slightly superior talent.
After wins against West Ham, Crystal Palace, Brighton and Leicester City, Liverpool are actually off to the best start they've ever had to a Premier League season, much to the shock to many football fans around the world. The 2018/2019 season got off to a flyer for Liverpool, with a 4-0 routing of West Ham, before being followed with a 2-0 away win at Selhurst Park. A 1-0 win at home against Brighton, thanks to a Mohammed Salah goal, proceeded the record-securing game, a 2-1 win against Leicester City.