Fourth vs First: Liverpool vs Arsenal
The first match of round 25 of the English Premiership will see fourth placed Liverpool host leaders Arsenal.
The two teams are currently separated by eight points and if the hosts win the gap will be reduced to just five points.
If the visitors were to win then the gap will be increased to eleven which could leave Liverpool having problems maintaining fourth place.
A loss for the Gunners could also mean losing first place at the end of the round.
In their last home match Liverpool beat neighbours Everton 4-nil whilst in their last away match Arsenal drew 2-all with Southampton.
Here is some stats for the two teams so far this season:
|Failed to score||2||2|
|Ave. goals scored||2.4||2.0|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.2||0.9|
|Biggest win||Tottenham 0 - 5 Liverpool||Arsenal 4 - 1 Norwich|
Cardiff 0 - 3 Arsenal
|Biggest loss||Arsenal 2 - 0 Liverpool|
Hull 3 - 1 Liverpool
|Man City 6 - 3 Arsenal|
|Scored 3 or more||11||7|
|Conceded 3 or more||3||2|
|Scored 5 or more||3||0|
|Conceded 5 or more||0||1|
|Ave. goals scored||2.8||1.8|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.7||0.5|
|Ave. goals scored||2.1||2.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.8||1.3|