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Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' defenders ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at Loftus Road

Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard, left, celebrates scoring from the spot

Stoke City 3 Liverpool 5: Buoyant Brendan Rodgers backs strike force of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge to keep Liverpool in title hunt

Liverpool rode their luck to reclaim fourth spot but also underlined the scale of the threat they represent with Suarez rampant and his partnership with Sturridge restored

Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates with Daniel Sturridge (L) as he scores their fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Stoke

Stoke City 3 Liverpool 5 match report: Liverpool old boys Peter Crouch and Charlie Adam can't halt Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge

The Uruguay striker scored two goals as Liverpool rallied following Stoke's comeback

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Steven Gerrard of Liverpool (8) celebrates with Jordan Henderson (14) and Luis Suarez (7) as he scores their third goal from the penalty spot in the game against Stoke

Stoke City 3 Liverpool 5: Steven Gerrard hails 'big' win after thriller

Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge appear to have picked up where they left off

Stoke City 3 Liverpool 5: The Premier League match in pictures

The best images from this Premier League match at The Britannia Stadium

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Transfer news: Stoke City to sign Manchester City striker John Guidetti on loan

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Follow the latest news and scores from today’s Premier League matches, including Newcastle United v Manchester City and Stoke City v Liverpool

Liverpool defender Daniel Agger celebrates with Lucas Leiva and Luis Suarez after scoring against Hull City

Stoke City v Liverpool: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this today's Premier League fixture at the Britannia Stadium

Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling has drawn praise from his teammate Kolo Toure for his recent impressive form

Stoke City v Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers admits Raheem Sterling has responded 'brilliantly' to stick he received from the Reds' manager

Sterling has had a number issues off the field but a long run in the team is reaping its rewards

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered a sprained ankle and will miss the trip to Hull on Sunday

Stoke v Liverpool: Daniel Sturridge set to return from injury

Brendan Rodgers backs the England striker to make an immediate impact

Christian Benteke scored twice against Arsenal in August

Stoke City v Liverpool preview: Team strengths, tactics and stats

Check out all the vital statistics ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Britannia Stadium

Marko Arnautovic v Raheem Sterling: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Stoke City and Liverpool

Check out all the vital statistics concerning the two sides' players ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting at the Britannia Stadium

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Transfer news: Crystal Palace fail in loan bid for Manchester United winger Wilfried Zaha

United winger could be set for a spell away from Old Trafford - just not with former club Crystal Palace

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