Manchester United vs Liverpool: 10 Vital Statistics

10. Manchester United have won eight of their previous nine Premier League matches against Liverpool at Old Trafford. The hosts are favourites at 2.47 to win.

9. Liverpool have won six of their last eight league games. The visitors can be backed at 2.85 to win.

8. This season’s reverse fixture saw Liverpool win 1-0 at Anfield. A repeat of that scoreline is priced at 9.50.

7. Daniel Sturridge scored the only goal of the game. He is 6.00 to open the scoring once again.

Sturridge’s goal against United: 

6. Striker Sturridge has scored in his last two league appearances against United. The England international is 2.60 to find the net at any time.

5. Only Arsenal have kept a clean sheet against Liverpool at home in the Merseysiders’ previous 16 away matches. A United clean sheet is available at 3.55.

4. Liverpool have netted 47 first half goals in the league this term, one more than Manchester United’s entire haul. The visitors are 1.98 to score in the first half.

3. Brendan Rodgers’ side have been awarded more penalties than any other team in the league this season (seven). Steven Gerrard, Liverpool’s usual spot-kick taker, is 5.60 to score at any time.

2. Robin van Persie has scored 11 league goals this season. The Dutchman is 5.40 to open the scoring.

1. Marouane Fellaini is yet to score for Manchester United since joining from Everton last summer. The midfielder is 10.00 to open the scoring against Liverpool.