• Manchester United have won eight of the last nine Barclays Premier League home games against Liverpool (W8 D0 L1).
  • Daniel Sturridge has scored in his last two league games for Liverpool against Man Utd.
  • Robin van Persie has scored six goals in his last seven Premier League starts against Liverpool.
  • Liverpool have scored 47 first half goals in the Premier League this season, one more than Manchester United have in total.
  • Only Everton v Liverpool (20) has seen more red cards than the Liverpool v Manchester United fixture in the Premier League (14).
  • Only one team (Arsenal) have kept a clean sheet against Liverpool in their last 16 Premier League away trips.
  • Liverpool have been awarded more penalties than any other Premier League side this season (7).
  • Manchester United have not conceded a penalty at Old Trafford in the Premier League since December 31 2011 (v Blackburn Rovers).
  • Six of the last 10 goals in this fixture have been scored in the 15 minute period just after half-time.
  • This game features the three players to have been involved in the most Premier League goals (scoring + assisting) this season: Suarez 34, Sturridge 23 and Rooney 21.