- The last meeting between these two sides was the Carling Cup final of 2012 when Liverpool won on penalties after a 2-2 draw at Wembley.
- These two teams have not met in the league since December 19th 1959 when Cardiff won 4-0 at Anfield.
- Luis Suarez has scored 27 goals in 25 Premier League games in 2013.
- Last year (2012) the top scorer was Robin van Persie who scored 27 in 39 matches.
- Suarez's total of 17 goals is more than 10 of the 20 Premier League clubs have managed this season.
18 of Luis Suarez's 27 Premier League goals in 2013 have come at Anfield.
- Suarez has scored both of the hat-tricks seen in the Premier League this season - by this stage last season four players had scored trebles (including Suarez).
- Liverpool have scored 39 goals in 16 games this season; the last time they had as many was in the title-winning 1987-88 season.
- Liverpool's record number of goals 17 games into a top-flight season is 45 in 1902-03.
- Cardiff City haven't won consecutive top-flight games since April 1962.