• Liverpool won the reverse fixture against Villa back in August with their only shot on target of the game.
  • Christian Benteke has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against Liverpool.
  • Steven Gerrard has scored more goals against Aston Villa (11) than he has managed against any other opponent in the Premier League.
  • Aston Villa have lost just one of their last four Premier League visits to Anfield (W2 D1 L1).
  • Liverpool have conceded just six goals in their last 12 Premier League matches at Anfield and have kept six clean sheets in that run.
  • Brendan Rodgers’ team have won 10 of their last 11 home league games (W10 D0 L1) and won the last seven in a row.
  • Luis Suarez has scored 22 goals in 16 appearances this season - he had 10 after 16 games last season and five the season before.
  • Liverpool have scored 51 goals in the Premier League this season, already four more than they managed in 2011-12 (47).
  • Daniel Sturridge has 10 goals and three assists in 13 Premier League appearances this season.
  • No team has conceded fewer home goals than Liverpool this season in the Premier League (6).