14 pre-Man Utd stats: Gakpo and Konate on cusp of LFC landmarks

Match14 pre-Man Utd stats: Gakpo and Konate on cusp of LFC landmarks

By Chris Shaw


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Check out 14 interesting statistics ahead of Liverpool’s Premier League trip to Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

The fierce rivals meet for a third time this season in a 3.30pm BST kick-off at Old Trafford.

See our pick of the pre-match facts and figures to know below…

This is the 214th meeting between the clubs and the 182nd in league football, all bar four of those in the top flight.

Liverpool have scored 15 goals in their last five trips to Old Trafford in all competitions, after scoring 13 in the previous 14 visits.

The last season that the Reds failed to win at least one of the league clashes was 2017-18.

Both Cody Gakpo and Ibrahima Konate could make the 50th league appearances of their Liverpool careers.

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Conor Bradley, meanwhile, could reach a half-century of league games in his career – the first 41 coming for Bolton Wanderers on loan.

The Reds are two goals short of registering 700 in league fixtures under Jürgen Klopp.

Mohamed Salah has scored more goals versus United than he has against any other team (13 goals in 14 appearances), a total which includes the record for most league goals in the fixture by any player of both teams (10 goals).

Liverpool have not lost any of their last eight games played on April 7 – winning four and drawing four – since a 2-1 away loss to Birmingham City in 1973.

The Reds have won 19 of the Premier League meetings, with United winning 29 and 15 ending in a draw.

Their only failure to score in the last 58 matches in all competitions came in the reverse fixture at home to United in December.

Liverpool are 23 points better off than at the same stage last season.

Jürgen Klopp

Q&AJürgen Klopp press conference: 'We better play a really good game if we want something'Jürgen Klopp has called on his Liverpool team to 'keep fighting' and says they must be at the top of their game if they are to gain a positive result at Manchester United on Sunday.

The last time the teams played out a goalless draw for a second successive league meeting was February 1977 – both games at Old Trafford.

At home this season United have won eight and lost five of their 14 league games.

United boss Erik ten Hag has faced Liverpool six times before in all competitions in his career, winning two and losing three.



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