Manchester United v Liverpool: 10 Vital Statistics


10. Manchester United have won five of their last seven Premier League matches with Liverpool. They are 1.95 to win again at Old Trafford on Saturday.

9. Liverpool did, however, win the other two results in that sequence — including a 3-0 away result in March 2014. The Reds are 4.20 to win.

8. Only matches between Everton and Liverpool (20) have produced more Premier League red cards than those between United and Liverpool (16). Dejan Lovren is 3.75 to be sent off.

7. Only once before have Manchester United scored fewer goals in their opening four Premier League matches than the three bagged this season (two in 2007/08). United are 3.90 not to score.

6. Manchester United drew their last game at Old Trafford 0-0 with Newcastle. They last drew consecutive top-flight home matches in April 2006. Another is priced at 3.50.

5. Meanwhile, Liverpool could fail to score in three consecutive Premier League matches for the first time since February-March 2005. A 0-0 result at Old Trafford is set at 9.00.

4. New Liverpool striker Christian Benteke scored in both games for Aston Villa against Manchester United last season. The Belgium international boasts one goal for this campaign and is 7.50 to net first.

3. Juan Mata has scored just three club goals since his double for United in their 2-1 victory at Anfield in March. The Spaniard, however, netted for his country in midweek and is 4.25 to find the net again.

2. Wayne Rooney has failed to net in his last 10 Premier League appearances — equalling his longest top-flight run without scoring (August-December 2003). The England captain is 1.41 not to score.

1. These teams last drew a league game at Old Trafford in 2000. Liverpool have won five of the subsequent 15 encounters in Manchester and are 1.91 to win/draw on the Double Chance.