Crystal Palace vs Liverpool
Had the Barclays Premier League started on January 1st, Crystal Palace would be seventh in the table on 27 points.
Liverpool have scored in 17 of their 18 away league games this season, failing to score only at Arsenal.
Three of Liverpool’s last five Premier League defeats have been to London clubs.
Liverpool have won 44 points in 2014, one more than Palace have recorded all season.
21 of Luis Suarez’s 30 Premier League goals this season have come against teams currently in the bottom half, with 14 of them coming against the teams in the bottom four heading into this weekend.
Palace have taken six points from their last five Premier League home games, despite scoring only two goals in that spell.
Despite having 37 points fewer than Liverpool, the Eagles have conceded three goals fewer.
There have been 61 goals in Liverpool’s last 17 Premier League games in London, an average of 3.6 per match.
Liverpool can set a new club record of seven top-flight away wins in a row if they win this game.
Palace have scored just 16 goals from open play this season, fewer than any other side and fewer than Suarez (25) and Sturridge (17).
Palace and Liverpool have both named an unchanged line-up eight times this season, more than any other side.