• Manchester City have scored exactly two goals in each of their last four Barclays Premier League games against Liverpool.
  • Liverpool have conceded as many goals in their last four league trips to the Etihad as they had in the previous 11 (10).
  • Daniel Sturridge has scored 32 goals in 44 league games for Liverpool.
  • Sturridge (136 mins) has the fifth best minutes-per-goal rate in Premier League history (minimum 50 goals), ahead of former team-mate Luis Suarez (139).
  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero (115 mins) has the best mins-per-goal rate in Premier League history.
  • Edin Dzeko has scored five goals and assisted one more in his last five Premier League appearances.
  • The last time Liverpool came from two goals down to win a Premier League game was in this fixture in October 2008 (0-2 down, won 3-2).
  • Man City scored 63 league goals at home last season, more than 15 of the 20 Premier League clubs managed in total.
  • Both City and Liverpool won only two of their six games against fellow members of the top four in 2013-14 (including a win apiece against each other).
  • City have conceded 98 goals at home in Premier League north west derbies.