Jürgen Klopp heads into today's meeting with Aston Villa hoping to secure his 100th victory at Anfield.

Liverpool, meanwhile, are three goals short of recording 250 in the top flight under Klopp, and will become the fourth club in the Premier League era to reach the landmark of 2,000 points should they beat Dean Smith’s side this afternoon.

For more pre-match facts and figures from LFC statistician Ged Rea, read on…

The Reds have lost only five of their last 32 league clashes with Villa home and away

Converting to three points for a win, Liverpool have collected more league points versus Villa (307) than any other club

Also, they have scored more league goals (329) against Villa than any other team

The last 34 meetings at Anfield have produced just one goalless draw, back in March 2000

Sadio Mane has scored eight goals in his seven career appearances versus Villa, netting four times in three games while with the Reds

Mohamed Salah is two goals short of registering 20 in the Premier League for the third time in four seasons with Liverpool 

Diogo Jota recorded only the 12th instance of a Reds substitute scoring twice in a league game at Arsenal last week - of that dozen, only Salah has achieved the feat twice