Stoke vs Liverpool: Potters look to maintain scoring run; Rodgers seeks redemption

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We bring you the best stats ahead of Stoke's Premier League clash with Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers will be seeking redemption this Sunday as his Liverpool side travel to Stoke City's Britannia Stadium.

Following a heartbreaking 6-1 defeat on the final day of the 2014/15 campaign, the Northern Irishman will be hoping his revitalised Reds - bolstered by a host of summer additions - can return to Merseyside with maximum points.

Ahead of the weekend's match-up, here are a few of the best Opta stats..

1 - Stoke versus Liverpool will be the first fixture in Premier League history to be played in consecutive games at the same venue.

6 - Liverpool's 6-1 defeat in this fixture on the final day of 2014/15 saw them concede six times in the league for the first time since 1963 (2-7 v Spurs).

3 - Liverpool have only drawn a blank three times on the opening weekend of a Premier League campaign (92/93, 05/06, 12/13).

1 - Stoke have won just once on the opening weekend of a Premier League season – 2009/10 vs Burnley.

44 - Liverpool have been shown more yellow cards on the opening weekend than any other team in Premier League history (44).

7 - The Reds have only won one of seven Premier League games at the Britannia (D2 L4), winning 5-3 in 2013/14.

21 - Roberto Firmino has recorded 21 assists over the last two seasons, more than any other Brazilian in the top 5 European leagues.

71 - If only English goals counted, Liverpool would have finished top of the Premier League last season on 71 points, nine ahead of Crystal Palace and Tottenham.

11 - The Potters have scored in their last 11 home league games; only Chelsea (19) can boast a longer current run.

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