Stats: Liverpool v Swans
It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to Swansea City’s Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield this evening (5.30pm).
The Swans are hoping for another memorable trip to Merseyside after last January’s stunning 3-2 victory.
3 – Roberto Firmino has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against the Swans, including two in Liverpool’s 3-2 defeat at Anfield last season.
11 – Liverpool haven’t lost at home in 11 Premier League outings. But then when the Swans went to Anfield and won last season, the Reds were unbeaten in 17 league games.
115 – Summer signing Mohamed Salah is joint-top of the Premier League goalscoring charts with 15 league strikes so far this season.
1986 – The Reds haven’t lost a home league game on Boxing Day since 1986 (0-1 vs Manchester United), winning seven and drawing three of their 10 at Anfield since then.
7 – Swansea’s 3-2 victory at Anfield last season was the sides first league win in seven Premier League visits.
35 – The last nine Premier League games between these two sides have produced 35 goals (22 for Liverpool, 13 for Swansea).
2006 – The Swans have not won away from home on Boxing Day since triumphing 3-1 at Crewe in 2006, when Lee Trundle scored twice.
7 – The Swans have taken seven points from their five Premier League Boxing Day fixtures. There have been victories over West Brom and Aston Villa, plus a draw with Reading.
2 – The Swans have won two of their last three league meetings with Liverpool, having won just one of the previous nine.
41 – Meetings in all competitions between the clubs. The Swans have won 11, drawn 8 and lost 22, with the last meeting ending with a dramatic 3-2 win at Anfield in January.