Battle Anfield : Liverpool vs Arsenal
In round 16 of the English Premier League Liverpool will host Arsenal at Anfield in a match that is possibly more important for Liverpool to win than Arsenal.
This is a very interesting fixture because Liverpool has beaten Manchester United and drawn Manchester City at Anfield whilst Arsenal has lost to both teams away.
Arsenal currently lie in third place on the table whilst Liverpool are in seventh place. A win for the home team will make them go one point behind Arsenal and depending on other results could take them as high as fourth.
A win for Arsenal will help them maintain third place and keep abreast with Chelsea and Manchester United while a loss could see them in sixth place assuming Tottenham Hotspurs and Aston Villa win.
So here are some of the stats for the two teams going into this battle at Anfield:
|Failed to score||3||2|
|Ave. goals scored||2.1||2.7|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.3||1.3|
|Biggest win||Liverpool 6 - 1 Hull||Everton 1 - 6 Arsenal|
|Biggest loss||Liverpool 1 - 3 Aston Villa|
Chelsea 2 - 0 Liverpool
Fulham 3 - 1 Liverpool
|Arsenal 0 - 3 Chelsea|
|Score 3 or more||5||7|
|Concede 3 or more||2||2|
|Ave. goals scored||3.0||3.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.1||1.0|
|Ave. goals scored||1.3||2.3|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.5||1.6|