• Only Everton v Liverpool (20) has seen more red cards than Liverpool v Manchester United of all fixtures in Premier League history (15).
  • Steven Gerrard has scored more goals as an away player at Old Trafford than any other player in Premier League history (5).
  • Robin van Persie has netted six goals in his last nine Premier League appearances against Liverpool.
  • Only Chelsea (6) have won at Old Trafford more often than Liverpool (5) in Premier League history.
  • Juan Mata has scored four goals from just five shots on target in the Premier League this season.
  • Mario Balotelli's only previous appearance in the league at Old Trafford saw him score twice in Man City's 6-1 demolition of the Red Devils in October 2011.
  • Balotelli has had more shots (35 inc. blocked) than any other player without a goal in the Premier League this season.
  • Liverpool's haul of 21 points is their fourth lowest in Premier League history at this stage of the season. They had 19 points in 1992-93, 2010-11 and 2012-13.
  • Manchester United have scored the most goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season (7).
  • Angel Di Maria has 20 goal assists in 2014; more than any other player in Europe's top five leagues.