Only Everton v Liverpool (20) has seen more red cards than Liverpool v Manchester United of all fixtures in Premier League history (15).
Steven Gerrard has scored more goals as an away player at Old Trafford than any other player in Premier League history (5).
Robin van Persie has netted six goals in his last nine Premier League appearances against Liverpool.
Only Chelsea (6) have won at Old Trafford more often than Liverpool (5) in Premier League history.
Juan Mata has scored four goals from just five shots on target in the Premier League this season.
Mario Balotelli’s only previous appearance in the league at Old Trafford saw him score twice in Man City’s 6-1 demolition of the Red Devils in October 2011.
Balotelli has had more shots (35 inc. blocked) than any other player without a goal in the Premier League this season.
Liverpool’s haul of 21 points is their fourth lowest in Premier League history at this stage of the season.
They had 19 points in 1992-93, 2010-11 and 2012-13.
Manchester United have scored the most goals from outside the box in the Premier League this season (7).
Angel Di Maria has 20 goal assists in 2014; more than any other player in Europe’s top five leagues.