Here are are all the important pre-match stats and facts ahead of Sunday's Merseyside derby against Everton at Anfield.
Head to head: (League only)
At Anfield: Liverpool 37 wins, Everton 23 wins, 28 draws.
Overall: Liverpool 66 wins, Everton 56 wins, 55 draws.
Earlier this season at Goodison Liverpool won 2-1 with Dirk Kuyt scoring two penalties after Sami Hyypia gave the Blues a half time lead.
Last season was the third time in five meetings the sides had failed to produce a goal on this ground.
Liverpool have won 79 of the 204 meetings between the sides in all competitions with the Blues winning 64.
Today's game is the 178th league meeting with the Reds leading 66-56.
The last 'derby' hat-trick for Liverpool saw Ian Rush score four in a 5-0 win at Goodison in November 1982, while for the Blues Dixie Dean hit three at Anfield in September 1931 in a 3-1 win.
Four Liverpool players have scored derby hat-tricks at Anfield. The last was Fred Howe in September 1935. The others were Harry Chambers (1922), Dick Forshaw (1925) and Harold Barton (1933).
A win today will earn Liverpool their 3,000th point at Anfield in their league history.
Sami Hyypia's own goal at Goodison in October was only the second scored by a Liverpool player in a league derby.
Dirk Kuyt is the only player to score two penalties in a derby. He is now one behind the leading scorer from the spot in the fixture - Phil Neal.
If Kuyt scores he will become the first Liverpool player since Emile Heskey in 2000-01 to score in both derby meetings in a season.
Should Fernando Torres score he will equal the club record of scoring in six successive top-flight home games. It has been achieved by Fred Pagnam (1919), Roger Hunt (1964), Ian Rush (1983) and Michael Owen (1999).
The best ever is eight by Roger Hunt in the Second Division in 1961-62.
Jose Reina could play his 100th league game for the Reds. If he prevents Everton from scoring he will break a club record. He will keep his 54th clean sheet. Ray Clemence kept the most (53) of all keepers to have played 100 league games for the club.
The Reds are looking to their third Premier League double over their city rivals having previously achieved the feat in 2000-01 and 2005-06.
Both Fabio Aurelio and Alvaro Arbeloa could play their 50th game for Liverpool in all competitions.
Liverpool's biggest Derby win at home came in September 1935 when they won 6-0.
Steven Gerrard is one goal away from recording 20 in a season for the second time in his Liverpool career.
John Arne Riise scored his first league goal for Liverpool at Goodison in September 2001.
Last Sunday Javier Mascherano became the first Liverpool player to be sent off in the Premiership since Luis Garcia in April 2006.
Should Liverpool score it will be their 100th in all competitions this season in this their 49th game of the campaign.
Only three penalties have been saved in the derby with the last being by Bruce Grobbelaar in March 1984 at Goodison from Graeme Sharp.
In nine of the meetings down the years the score has finished 3-2, with Liverpool winning every time.
14 red cards have been issued in the last 17 derbies with seven being brandished in the last six games. (21 have been sent off in the history of the fixture).
Phil Neville and Steven Gerrard are the only players to be sent off twice in the history of the Merseyside derby.
Liverpool go into the game in fourth place, two points clear of Everton with seven games to play.
Everton have won two of the last 16 meetings home and away-both at Goodison.
The Blues have scored in six of the last seven league meetings and in nine of their last dozen visits.
Tim Cahill is looking to score against Liverpool for the fourth successive season.
Everton's last win at Anfield came in September 1999 - only their second victory in their last 21 League visits.
The Blues' defeat at Fulham two weeks ago was their first in the league in 2008.
Of the 31 Premier League meetings Everton have won eight and lost 12.
David Moyes has won 94 and lost 81 of his 230 league games in charge of the club. He has managed Everton since March 2002.
Only two current Premiership managers have been in charge of their clubs for longer than David Moyes. They are Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger.
Phil Neville will make his 100th league appearance for the Blues if selected.
Only three current Everton players have scored in a Merseyside Derby - Tim Cahill and Andy Johnson have two and Lee Carsley one.
The Blues have come from behind only once to win a Derby since the war - that was in 1992 when Peter Beardsley scored the winner at Goodison.
The last time Everton won the second league derby of a season was in 1988 at Goodison when Wayne Clarke scored the only goal to end the Reds 29 unbeaten run from the start of the league campaign.
Yakubu is one goal away from becoming the first Everton player to score 20 goals in a season. The last man to do this was Peter Beardsley in 1991-92.
Everton have not won on this ground by more than one goal since a 2-0 victory in February 1986.
Everton's biggest win on this ground came in October 1914 when they won 5-0.
Everton have come from behind to win a Derby only once since the war - that came in 1992 when Peter Beardsley scored the winner.
The Blues have won 17 games in the league this season. Only Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea have won more.
Everton have been awarded just seven penalties in post-war league derbies with five being scored and two missed.
Everton have lost just one of their last 11 league games at Fulham to weeks ago.
Current League Positions:
Liverpool: Pld 31 Won 16 Drawn 11 Lost 4 Goals For 55 Against 24 Pts 59 Position: 4th.
Everton: Pld 31 Won 17 Drawn 6 Lost 8 Goals For 48 Against 26 Pts 57 Position: 5th.