Premier League - Match facts: Liverpool v Stoke City

Facts and figures ahead of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield.

In eight Premier League meetings between Liverpool and Stoke, both sides have failed to score on five occasions each.

The Potters have failed to score in each of their four Premier League trips to Anfield and have netted just once in their last 11 away league games against Liverpool.

There have been just 11 goals scored in the eight Premier League games between Liverpool and Stoke.

Stoke have never won away in the top flight against Liverpool in 49 attempts (W0 D10 L39), the most winless games by one team at the home of another in top flight history.

Tony Pulis’ side have won none of their last 12 Premier League away games (W0 D5 L7), scoring just six goals in that run which started with a 0-0 at Anfield.

Liverpool have won just two Premier League games at Anfield in 2012 (W2 D4 L6), a run which started with the 0-0 draw against Stoke in January.

Peter Crouch scored 22 goals in 85 Premier League appearances for Liverpool, but has netted just one in 10 appearances against the Reds playing for other clubs.

If Stoke score, Liverpool will match their longest run of nine games without a clean sheet at Anfield in the Premier League (Sep to Dec 1996 and Dec 98 to May 99).

Five points after six games is Liverpool’s worst start to a Premier League season.

Five of the six goals Stoke have scored have been netted in the first half this season.

Liverpool haven’t won back to back league games since December 2011.