• This will be the 50th Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Liverpool - United have won 27 of the previous 49 (D9 L13).
  • Liverpool have lost 11 of their last 14 visits to Old Trafford in the Premier League, winning the other three.
  • Liverpool have lost more Premier League matches (27) and also the most overall league matches (67) against Manchester United than versus any other opponent.
  • This clash has seen 16 red cards shown in the Premier League - only Everton v Liverpool (21) has produced more dismissals.
  • Only Steven Gerrard (8) has scored more goals in this Premier League fixture than Wayne Rooney (6 - level with Robbie Fowler).
  • This could be Wayne Rooney's 450th Premier League game, becoming the 21st player in Premier League history to reach this landmark.
  • Manchester United had just 35% possession vs Liverpool at Anfield in October, their lowest total in a Premier League match since Opta began recording this data in 2003-04.
  • Jurgen Klopp has lost just one of his six meetings with Jose Mourinho (W3 D2 L1), with that defeat coming in 2013 via a 2-0 away loss for Dortmund v Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final second leg.
  • Juan Mata has had a hand in five goals in his last four appearances against Liverpool in the Premier League, scoring three and assisting two.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 13 goals in his first 19 Premier League appearances for Manchester United - the same record as Dwight Yorke and Robin van Persie. The only player to score more in their first 19 PL apps for the Red Devils was Ruud van Nistelrooy (15).
  • Adam Lallana has been involved in 14 Premier League goals this season (seven goals, seven assists); more than any other English player.
  • Liverpool will be missing Sadio Mané for this game due to his involvement in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. The Senegal forward has been involved in 13 Premier League goals this season for the Reds (nine goals, four assists).