Matt's By The Numbers Report: Cardiff (FA Cup)

by Matthew Taylor

Hey Reds! After a short break for the players, but what seems like forever for us, Liverpool is back in action on Sunday. The Reds are back at Anfield in the FA Cup, facing Championship side Cardiff City. Sunday is a big day for Liverpool FC, with both the men's and women's teams playing. Mo and Sadio will also be competing in the Africa Cup Of Nations final later on in the day. Let's take a look at some key numbers heading into FA Cup 4th Round game.

4 - A young Liverpool side beat Shrewsbury the last time out in this competition, scoring 4 goals.

6 - LFC has won the last 6 games faced against Cardiff City, let's hope for number seven on Sunday!

6 - Liverpool enters the game on a 6 game unbeaten streak.

23 - LFC's new signing, Luis Díaz, has been given the number 23 jersey. Although the Colombian only recently arrived in Liverpool, Klopp hasn't ruled out a potential debut in Sunday's game. Give us what we want Klopp!

49 - Takumi Minamino currently has 49 appearances for Liverpool. He could make his fiftieth milestone appearance on Sunday.

2012 - Liverpool faced Cardiff in the 2012 League Cup Final. The Reds won the trophy after a penalty shootout.

2019 - Liverpool last played Cardiff in 2019, this was back when the Welsh side was in the Premier League. The Reds won the game two-zero.

09/12/2021 - We are set to see the return of Harvey Elliot in action. The promising young Englishman suffered a horrific injury against Leeds early this season. This will be his first game since 09/12/2021. Welcome back, Harvey!


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