• Newcastle have had five players sent off in their last four Premier League games against Liverpool.
  • Liverpool have scored more goals against Newcastle United in the Premier League (84) than versus any other opponent.
  • The Reds have scored 598 goals away from home in Premier League history.
  • No fixture in Premier League history has produced more goals than clashes between Liverpool and Newcastle United (129).
  • Against no side have Liverpool won more often than they have against Newcastle United in the Premier League (23 wins; level with their record v Aston Villa).
  • Daniel Sturridge has scored six goals in eight Barclays Premier League games against Newcastle including four in three for Liverpool. He is likely to miss this game through injury, however.
  • Fabio Borini has scored three goals in three Premier League games against the Magpies; he's not scored more than once against any other opponent.
  • Only Everton (13 v Liverpool) have earned more red cards against one single opponent than Newcastle against Liverpool (11).
  • Liverpool have won four and lost just one of their last seven Premier League games against the Magpies (D2).
  • However, Newcastle United have won two and lost just one of the last four home games against the Reds in the Premier League.
  • Papiss Demba Cisse has scored a goal every 61 minutes so far this season; the best record in the Premier League of all players to have scored more than once.