Here are all the facts and figures ahead of Liverpool's Champions League clash with Fiorentina from Anfield statto Ged Rea.
Liverpool's European Record (overall): Pld 301 Won 172 Drawn 65 Lost 64.
Liverpool's record in European Cup: Pld 170 Won 100 Drawn 36 Lost 34.
This is the first time Liverpool have met Fiorentina in European competition, who will be the Reds 105 different opposition.
They visit a team who will become the sixth different Italian club to play Liverpool.
Liverpool require two goals to record 550 in European football.
The Reds record against Italian teams as an away team is two wins, two draws and three defeats.
The two victories came in February 2001 when Michael Owen scored both goals in a 2-0 win at Roma and in March 2008 thanks to a single goal from Fernando Torres against Inter Milan.
They are also the only occasions out of those seven games that Liverpool have managed to score.
The Reds have not lost in the last three visits to Italy and have not conceded a goal. The above win in Milan followed goalless draws at Roma and Juventus.
Liverpool have of course won the European Cup twice in the Eternal city of Rome.
Liverpool are unbeaten in 10 group games since losing in Turkey to Besiktas in October 2007. Their best run is 12 without defeat set from 2004-06.
Steven Gerrard has scored 32 goals in Europe, the most by any British player for one English club. His next goal will take him past Alan Shearer whose 32 goals came with two clubs (30 for Newcastle and two for Blackburn). He is still some way behind Ruud Van Nistelrooy who scored 38 for Manchester United while Thierry Henry has hit the most for a British club - 42 for Arsenal.
Gerrard needs two goals to bring his total in this competition to 30 in his career.
Dirk Kuyt has scored 12 goals in his last 25 European games for Liverpool. If he scores twice he will join Ian Rush as the club's second highest scorer in this competition with 14.
Liverpool go into the game on the back of six straight victories, scoring 18 goals in the process.
Fernando Torres has scored nine goals in his last nine games in all competitions.
Former Liverpool defender Glenn Hysen joined the Reds from Fiorentina in 1989.
Fiorentina's European Cup record: Pld 37 Won 15 Drawn 15 Lost 7.
Their full European Record: Pld 121 Won 52 Drawn 40 Lost 29.
The club was formed in 1926 and are nicknamed 'Viola' (the Purples).
They have won Serie A on two occasions - 1956 and 1969 and the Coppa Italia six times - the last coming in 2001.
Last season they finished 4th in Serie A - 16 points behind champions Inter Milan.
In the last four league seasons they have finished fourth three times and fifth once.
To qualify for the Group stages of this campaign Fiorentina overcame Sporting Lisbon on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate score. The second leg in Italy finished 1-1.
They played in the Group stages last season finishing third in their group behind Bayern Munich and Lyon. Their only win came at Steaua Bucharest, the bottom placed team.
Fiorentina failed to win any of their three home games.
They parachuted into the UEFA Cup where they were knocked out at the first hurdle 2-1 on aggregate by Ajax after losing 1-0 at home.
In 1961 they won their only European trophy defeating Rangers 4-1 on aggregate to lift the Cup Winners' Cup in the competition's first season. The following season they were beaten in the final by Atletico Madrid in a replay.
They lost a European Cup final to Real Madrid on the Spanish club's ground in 1957 (being the first Italian team to reach the final in the process) and a UEFA Cup final to Juventus in 1989-90.
Fiorentina are one of only five clubs to have lost in the final of all three major European competitions - the others being Barcelona, Hamburg, Leeds, and Arsenal.
Two seasons ago they beat Everton in the UEFA Cup on penalties before losing on spot-kicks to Rangers in the semi-final.
They have never lost at home to an English club having beaten Manchester United and Everton and drawing with Arsenal or even conceded a goal.
Their last home win in the Champions League proper was in March 2000 when they defeated Valencia 1-0.
Per Kroldrup had six months at Everton after joining from Udinese for £5 million in 2005. He made one appearance for the Blues in a 4-0 Boxing Day defeat by Aston Villa and left the club the following month.
Coach Cesare Prandelli won three Serie A titles in the 1980s as a player with Juventus. He appeared against Liverpool as a substitute in the 1985 European Cup final.
Adrian Mutu was in the Chelsea team beaten by Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in January 2004.
Fiorentina are currently fifth in Serie A with 10 points from five games. They lie three points behind leaders Inter Milan and Juventus. They have won all three league games at home without conceding a goal.