Opta Stats: Crystal Palace v Liverpool

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.
Will the Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson be applauding after their match with Liverpool?

Two teams that won their opening games meet when Crystal Palace take on Liverpool. Opta presents the statistical analysis.

"In all competitions, both teams have scored in 11 of the last 12 meetings between Crystal Palace and Liverpool, with the exception being Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Anfield last term."

Both teams to score is 1.794/5.

Crystal Palace have lost each of their last three home league games against Liverpool - it's their longest losing home run against the Reds in league competition. Liverpool are 1.4640/85 to win.

After a run of three defeats in a row against the Eagles, Liverpool have won four of their last five Premier League meetings with Crystal Palace. The draw half-time/Liverpool full-time double result is 4.94/1.

In all competitions, both teams have scored in 11 of the last 12 meetings between Crystal Palace and Liverpool, with the exception being Liverpool's 1-0 win at Anfield last term. Both teams to score is 1.794/5.

The last Premier League meeting on a Monday between these sides was back in May 2014 - Liverpool were leading 3-0 after 78 minutes before Crystal Palace came back to draw 3-3. Another draw is 5.04/1.

Crystal Palace, who have won their last three Premier League games at Selhurst Park, are looking to secure four home top-flight wins in a row for the first time since December 1990 - the fourth game in this run also came against Liverpool. A Crystal Palace win is 8.07/1.

Since Jurgen Klopp took charge in October 2015, Liverpool's Premier League games have seen more goals than any other side (341 - 221 goals, 120 conceded). No side has scored 4+ goals in more different Premier League games than Liverpool in that time (22, level with Man City). Over 3.5 goals is 2.447/5.

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha needs one more goal to become the Eagles' all-time highest Premier League goalscorer (currently 23, level with Chris Armstrong). Zaha is 3.412/5 to score.

Liverpool's Sadio Mané has scored five goals in his seven Premier League appearances against Crystal Palace, more than he has against any other side. Mane is 2.245/4 to find the net.

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke has scored six goals in nine top-flight games against former club Liverpool, more than he has against any other current Premier League team. Benteke is 3.613/5 to add to his tally.

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