LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 1, 2015: Liverpool's goal scorer Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates with team-mates captain Jordan Henderson, Joe Allen and Adam Lallana after their side's 2-1 victory over Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool vs. Manchester City in numbers

Liverpool host Manchester City in an eagerly-anticipated clash of two Premier League title rivals on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some numbers ahead of the Anfield game.


– Goals in three matches between the clubs last season (including League Cup final).


– Successive league wins enjoyed by Liverpool in this fixture (2-1, March 2015; 4-1, November 2015; 3-0, March 2016). The last time they won four consecutively against City was 1981.


– Meetings between the sides in the Premier League. Liverpool have won 17 and City seven with 14 draws. Thirteen of Liverpool’s wins were at Anfield.


– The last time City won at Anfield in the Premier League. Former Liverpool striker Nicolas Anelka scored twice in a 2-1 win in May of that year.


– Goals scored by Sergio Aguero, who returns from a four-game suspension this weekend, against Liverpool since joining Manchester City in 2011. None of the goals were at Anfield.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 13, 2014: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the winning third goal against Manchester City with team-mate Jon Flanagan during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


– Goal scored by Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge – who struck for the first time in the Premier League this season on Tuesday – against Manchester City since leaving the club in 2009. He was also sent off playing against City while on loan with Bolton from Chelsea in 2011.


Premier League goals in which Liverpool’s Adam Lallana has been involved in this season (seven goals, six assists), more than any other midfielder.


– Assists by Manchester City‘s Kevin De Bruyne in the Premier League this season, the most of any player.


– League goals scored by Liverpool in 2016, their most in a calendar year since 1985.

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