Opta Stats: Liverpool v Manchester United

The biggest game in English football takes place as Liverpool host Manchester United. Opta provides the vital statistics.

Steven Gerrard has scored seven goals in his last 11 Barclays Premier League games against Manchester United. Gerrard is 4.1n/a to score.

If Liverpool avoid defeat in this game they will match the longest unbeaten run of the season seen in the Premier League this season (14 games, recorded by Chelsea). They are 2.1411/10 to win.

The Red Devils have lost just one of their last nine Premier League away matches (W4 D4 L1). The draw is 3.55n/a.

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 14 matches in all competitions at Anfield (W7 D7). They are 1.528/15 to win Draw No Bet.

Daniel Sturridge has scored in two of his three Premier League appearances for Liverpool against Man Utd. Sturridge is 2.526/4 to score.

Manchester United have won away at Anfield more times than any other team in Premier League history (10). They are 3.9n/a to win again.

Only Liverpool v Everton (20) has seen more red cards in Premier League history than Liverpool v
Manchester United (15) (including a record by one player in a single fixture – Nemanja Vidic with four). The likely odds of a player being sent off are 3.814/5.

Man Utd have taken 2.2 points per game when Michael Carrick has featured this season (15 games) compared to 1.6 without him. With Carrick back in the team they are 1.9210/11 to finish in the top four.

Ander Herrera has found the net with all three of his shots on target for Manchester United in the Premier League. Herrera is 8.07/1 to score.

Wayne Rooney has scored or assisted 250 goals for Manchester United in the Premier League (169 goals, 81 assists). Rooney is 3.259/4 to score.