Lucas is set for a return to the Liverpool side on Sunday and make his first Anfield appearance in the Barclays Premier League since featuring against Sunday's opponents Manchester City last season.
Here are all the rest of the facts and figures from club statto Ged Rea.
Head to head: (League only)
At Anfield: Liverpool 46 wins, Man City 13 wins, 17 Draws.
Overall: Liverpool 75 wins, Man City 39 wins, 38 draws.
Last season the sides drew 1-1 at Anfield. Vincent Kompany scored for the visitors on 31 minutes with Joleon Lescott deflecting a Charlie Adam shot past Joe Hart two minutes later. The fixture in late November saw City fail to score at least twice in a league game for the first time in the campaign.
In the return City won 3-0 with goals from Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure and James Milner (penalty).
The Reds defeated City over two legs in the League Cup semi-final earlier this year - winning 3-2 on aggregate thanks to a 2-2 draw at Anfield.
The clubs have met 152 times in league football with Liverpool winning 75.
Liverpool have lost only four of the last 24 league meetings home and away between the sides, and just six of the last 39.
In the Premier League era Liverpool have won 13 of the 30 meetings with City winning five.
Jordan Henderson scored his first Liverpool goal on this weekend last year in a 3-1 home win over Bolton.
Andy Carroll's two league goals for Liverpool at Anfield came against City two seasons ago.
The Reds have lost only two of the last 14 clashes - both 3-0 in the last 2 away meetings - and have kept eight clean sheets in the process.
Liverpool's biggest win against City at Anfield came in October 1995 when they won 6-0 with Ian Rush (2), Robbie Fowler (2), Jamie Redknapp and Neil Ruddock scoring.
The Reds have suffered home league defeats to City at Anfield on only two occasions in the last 39 clashes - a run stretching back to 1953.
Liverpool have never had a player sent off against City in the Premier League.
The last Liverpool player to score a hat-trick against City was Michael Owen in September 2002 at Maine Road.
The last to hit a hat-trick at Anfield against today's opponents was Kenny Dalglish in December 1982. He scored three in a 5-2 win. He is the only Liverpool player to score two hat-tricks against City.
Three of the last four league meeting has ended with the home team winning 3-0 - Liverpool winning one, City two.
Liverpool have scored in each of the last 18 league clashes at Anfield - the last scoreless draw came in August 1986.
Last weekend at West Brom Joe Cole became the 17th substitute in the club's history to be substituted in the same game.
Jonjo Shelvey's only league goal so far for the Reds came in their last home game, a 4-1 home win over Chelsea.
City had a player sent off in each league meeting last season. Mario Balotelli was sent-off here 18 minutes after coming on as a substitute while Gareth Barry received his marching orders at the Etihad Stadium.
Last season City equalled the top-flight record of 11 wins and a draw in the first dozen games of the campaign before drawing 1-1 on this ground. They then beat Norwich 5-1 before suffering their first defeat at Chelsea in mid-December.
They won their last six games of the season to clinch their first league title since 1968.
City won 18 of their 19 home games last season, dropping only two points in a 3-3 draw with Sunderland.
Away from home they were beaten five times - at Chelsea, Sunderland, Everton, Swansea and Arsenal - all by a one goal margin.
Their 38 goals on the road was the most in the Premier League as was their total of 93.
Joe Corrigan with 28 (from 1968-82) made more appearances against Liverpool than any other City player and later became goalkeeping coach at Anfield.
City have won only once in their last 21 league visits. That came in May 2003 when Nicolas Anelka scored twice in a 2-1 win. Since that victory they have lost six and drawn three of nine meetings at Anfield.
City have won one of the 15 Premier League meetings at Anfield with 10 defeats, scoring 12 goals in that time.
The last City hat-trick against Liverpool was scored here by Eric Brook in 1937 in his side's 5-0 win.
They have not kept a clean sheet in their last 18 visits and only one in the last 32.
City's biggest win at Anfield came in October 1929 when they won 6-1-this after Liverpool had scored in the first minute of the game through Jimmy Smith.
Pablo Zabaleta was sent off playing for City against the Reds at Eastlands in October 2008.
James Milner's penalty last season was the club's 200th goal against Liverpool in the league.
Carlos Tevez is two goals short of recording 50 in the league for City. His 48 so far have come in 80 appearances.
City have not dropped a point in the league since losing 1-0 at Arsenal on April 8th - they have won the last seven in a row.
Referee Andre Marriner takes charge of Liverpool for the first time since he officiated in the 6-1 home win over Brighton in the FA Cup.
His last City game saw the Blues beat Manchester United 1-0 at the Etihad in April.
He refereed Everton's 1-0 win over Manchester United at Goodison last Monday.
Scorers this season: (league in brackets)
Liverpool: Borini 1 (0),Downing 1 (0),Gerrard 1 (0), Johnson 1 (0), own goals 1 (0).
Man City: Nasri 2 (1), Tevez 2 (1), Dzeko 1 (1), Y. Toure 1 (0).