Liverpool and Chelsea face-off at Anfield on Sunday afternoon in what promises to be a huge clash in the English Premier League.

The hosts are in desperate need of three points to boost their hopes of a first English Premier League title while Chelsea are clinging onto fourth spot by the skin of their teeth.

Ahead of the match, we look at the facts and figures which summarise previous meetings between Liverpool and Chelsea.

5 – Liverpool’s recent record against Chelsea is poor. The Reds are winless in five matches against the South West Londoners

10 – Chelsea’s number 10, Eden Hazard, scored a stunning goal as The Blues won 2-1 at Anfield in the Carabao Cup back in September

1 – Neither side has scored more than one goal in each of the last four meetings in the English Premier League

89 – Chelsea were denied a victory over Liverpool in their last meeting in September when Daniel Sturridge notched and 89th-minute leveller for the visitors at Stamford Bridge

16 – Liverpool and Chelsea are separated by 16 points in the league table. Liverpool are currently top of the table while Chelsea are fourth

77 – Liverpool have won 77 of their 181 meetings with The Blues over the years, Chelsea have been victorious on 63 occasions

30 – None of the last 30 meetings have ended goalless. The last stalemate came at Stamford Bridge in February 2008

2 – Eden Hazard has scored in each of his last two appearances against the Merseyside club

11 – The most goals scored when these two sides have met is 11. Liverpool were the 7-4 winners at Anfield in 1946 when Bill Jones and Billy Liddell netted braces for the home side

55¬†–¬†Chelsea’s trip to Anfield will see manager Maurizio Sarri take charge of the club for the 55th time in all competitions

The match is scheduled to kick-off at 4.30pm and will be screened live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League channels.

About Author

I am Dan Pentland and I am a York City season ticket holder and volunteer for men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK. In May 2015, I completed my childhood dream of visiting all 92 Football League grounds. Follow me on Twitter @DanPentlandpcuk and Facebook

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