• Aston Villa have conceded a goal in each of their last 11 Barclays Premier League matches at Villa Park.
  • Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has scored seven goals in his last six Barclays Premier League appearances.
  • Liverpool attempted more shots at goal than any other side on the opening weekend (20), to follow up their league-high tally of 528 shots in 2012/13.
  • Aston Villa have won just one of their last 15 Premier League home games against Liverpool (D5 L9).
  • Overall, only Manchester United (13) have won more Premier League games against Aston Villa at Villa Park than Liverpool (10).
  • The Reds have conceded only five goals in their last 14 trips to Villa Park in the Barclays Premier League.
  • Christian Benteke scored three goals against Liverpool in the Barclays Premier League last season; more than any other player against the Reds.
  • Benteke has scored eight goals in his last eight Barclays Premier League appearances at Villa Park.
  • Since he made his Premier League debut, Liverpool have had a higher win percentage without Luis Suarez in their side (64%) than they have with him (39%) in the competition.
  • Steven Gerrard has scored more Premier League goals against Aston Villa than versus any other side (11), including one in each of their two PL meetings in 2012/13.