Match facts: Liverpool v Arsenal

Facts and figures for Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Arsenal at Anfield.Andrei Arshavin has scored five goals from just six shots on target in two trips to Anfield in the Premier League.
The only previous time Liverpool have played a ‘Big Four’ side on the opening day was against Chelsea in 2003, when they lost 2-1 at Anfield.
Arsenal have won eight of their last nine opening day fixtures, with the first league game at the Emirates in 2006 being the exception (1-1 v Aston Villa.)
In their last three opening weekend fixtures that have been scheduled away from home, Arsenal have scored a total of 14 goals.
Liverpool have won only three of their last 18 Premier League games against Arsenal.
The Gunners are unbeaten in their last three Premier League matches at Anfield.
Arsenal haven’t won a league away game where the opposition wasn’t down to 10-men since January.
Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks (5) than any other fixture in Premier League history.
Arsenal have conceded four goals in three of their last five visits to Anfield in all competitions.
Arsenal scored more goals from outside the box (19) than any other team in the Premier League last season, nearly twice as many as any other side (Man City, 10).

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