With the fixtures for the 2021/22 season revealed, fans can expect the opening matches to provide a flurry of goals if the past encounters between the teams are anything to go by.
The two have met 18 times in the Premier League and scored a total of 69 goals, an average of four per match.
It will also be the third successive campaign in which Liverpool have started against a promoted team and the previous two fixtures have been laden with goals.
When Norwich travelled to Anfield in Matchweek 1 in 2019/20, Liverpool won 4-1.
Last season Liverpool edged past Leeds United 4-3 at Anfield, the fifth time in a row they have scored more than three goals in their first fixture.
The Arsenal win was one of two occasions when Liverpool have started a season with a match featuring seven goals, the joint-highest total for a Matchweek 1 fixture in the competition's history.
|1994/95||Crystal Palace 1-6 Liverpool|
|1994/95||Sheff Wed 3-4 Spurs|
|1995/96||Southampton 3-4 Nott'm Forest|
|2009/10||Everton 1-6 Arsenal|
|2016/17||Arsenal 3-4 Liverpool|
|2017/18||Arsenal 4-3 Leicester|
|2020/21||Liverpool 4-3 Leeds|
Chelsea won 4-0 at Stamford Bridge and 4-1 at Selhurst Park when the two sides met last season.
Manchester United's opening opponents are Leeds at Old Trafford, a match the Red Devils won 6-2 in December, while Newcastle United welcome West Ham and fans will hope for a repeat of their thrilling 3-2 victory in April.
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