• Liverpool have won all four home meetings with fellow members of the top seven so far this season, scoring 14 and conceding just once
  • Man City have only won one of their previous 16 Barclays Premier League matches at Anfield (D5 L10), with that win coming back in May 2003.
  • This game sees the meeting between the two highest scoring sides in the Premier League this season – Liverpool (90) and Man City (84).
  • Only three sides have scored more Premier League goals in a season than Liverpool have this term (90), including Man City in their title-winning campaign in 2011-12 (93).
  • This game will see the two players with the most goals from dead ball situations in the Premier League this season (free kicks + penalties) – Steven Gerrard (12) and Yaya Toure (10).
  • Gerrard has also provided the most assists from dead ball situations this season in the Premier League (7).
  • Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has scored in five successive Premier League appearances and has netted six goals in his last six away games in the competition.
  • The only forward partnership in Premier League history to score more goals than Suarez & Sturridge have this season (49) is Peter Beardsley and Andy Cole for Newcastle in 1993-94 (55).
  • Since he joined Man City on the eve of 2010-11, David Silva has more assists than any other player in the competition (39) – four more than the next best (Wayne Rooney – 35).
  • The two defenders with the most assists in the Premier League this season are Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov (6) and Pablo Zabaleta (5).