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Arsenal vs. Liverpool rivalry: 10 curious facts you should know

January 29 2013 By Samrin Hasib
The team from Merseyside takes on the Gunners in London in the latest instalment of this rivalry. Let us take a lot at ten facts regarding this rivalry.

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1. The highest number of appearances by a Liverpool player in this fixture is 27. This record was set by a certain Jamie Carragher. His closest challenger is Steven Gerrard.

2. Liverpool has won the largest number of Premier League away games at Arsenal alongside Manchester United. The number is a grand six.

3. Seven goals have been scored in the 90th minute or later in the previous eight Premier League meetings between these two clubs.

4. Arsenal has only lost once in the previous 11 meetings between these two historic clubs. Six of the previous 11 meetings between these two sides have ended in a draw.


5. Liverpool has won only eight points in their previous 12 away games at the Emirates.

6. The biggest victory Arsenal recorded over Liverpool came in the 1934-35 season. The score line in that season in London was 8-1.

7. The biggest victory Liverpool recorded over Arsenal came in the 1963-64 season. The score that day was 5-0.

8. Liverpool has won almost 25 per cent of the fixtures held in London against Arsenal. In terms of sheer numbers, they have won 25 of 101 fixtures.

9. Arsenal has won just over 42 per cent of the fixtures held in London against Liverpool. In terms of sheer numbers, they have won 43 out of 101 fixtures.

10.  The largest aggregate score in a match between these two teams is nine. Most recently, this total was achieved in a fixture in the 2006-07 season. The score was Liverpool 3-6 Arsenal.

More history will be made on January 30...

Arsenal vs Liverpool

Date/Time: Jan 30, 201314:45
Competition: England Premier League
Live/Repeat: Live
Venue: Emirates Stadium (London)

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