Liverpool 1-0 Aston Villa: The pick of the stats
Liverpool have won consecutive Premier League games 1-0 for the first time since December 2015, while this was their 100th 1-0 victory in the competition.
The Reds have won their past four league home matches against Aston Villa, their longest such run against them since another of four between January 2004 and October 2006.
Villa failed to manage a shot on target in a league match for the first time since December 2019 against Sheffield United.
Liverpool have now scored in their past 26 Premier League games. However, they failed to score in the first half in consecutive league games, having found the net in the opening 45 minutes in 20 of their previous 21.