Liverpool v Swansea: All the key pre-match stats

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Ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with Swansea at Anfield, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Here are the top five statistics ahead of Monday evening's encounter:

1 - Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five meetings with Swansea in all competitions (W3, D2), while Swansea have never won a league match at Anfield (D3, L10). Brendan Rodgers' side have won the last two league meetings at home - scoring nine times in the process.

2 - Liverpool have won just two of their previous eight Premier League games at Anfield (W2 D4 L2). Nevertheless, Swansea have experienced few moments of success on the road this season. Victory over Hull last time out brought an end to a run of six away matches with three points (D2 L4).

3 - Wilfried Bony is the danger-man for the visiting Swans. The Ivorian striker has scored the first goal of the game in three of his last four starts away from home, while he has hit the back of the net eight times in total. To date, he is the only player from either side to have accrued over five goals.

  TeamGoals ScoredShot Conversion Rate (%)Appearances
Wilfried Bony Swansea 8 13 18
Raheem Sterling Liverpool 4 9 18
Nathan Dyer Swansea 3 33 15
Steven Gerrard Liverpool 3 12 18
Ki Sung-Yueng Swansea 3 18 18

4 - Liverpool are still without star man Daniel Sturridge, who remains side-lined with a long-term thigh injury. The England international has scored four goals in three Premier League games against Swansea for the Anfield outfit. Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers' back-up options, Mario Balotelli, Fabio Borini and Rickie Lambert, have managed just two goals between them. Raheem Sterling is currently his side's top scorer, with four goals.

  TeamGoals ScoredShot Conversion Rate (%)Appearances
Rickie Lambert Liverpool 1 8 15
Mario Balotelli Liverpool 0 0 10
Fabio Borini Liverpool 0 0 6

5 - There have been three penalties in the last two Premier League games between Liverpool and Swansea at Anfield. This term both sides have taken advantage of one spot-kick each.

  Penalties Scored
Liverpool 1
Swansea 1

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