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Originally published Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:00 PM

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Pete Carroll vs. Jim Harbaugh, game by game

Pete Carroll’s Seahawks have played Jim Harbaugh’s 49ers six times but this will be the first playoff meeting.

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Dec. 8, 2013

Location: Candlestick Park

Score: 49ers, 19-17

Big play: Frank Gore ran through a big hole for a 51-yard gain in the fourth quarter to set up the winning field goal.

Player of game: Niners WR Anquan Boldin, six catches (five for first downs), 93 yards.

Key stat: San Francisco gained 163 yards on the ground, Seattle had 86.

Notable: Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright suffered a broken foot.

Quotable: “We just let them get out with the big run and that was it.” — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll

Sept. 15, 2013

Location: CenturyLink Field

Score: Seahawks, 29-3

Big play: Richard Sherman intercepted a fourth-quarter pass to help secure the win, then danced with the Sea Gals in celebration.

Player of game: Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch, 135 total yards (98 rushing), three touchdowns.

Key stat: Niners committed five turnovers, four by QB Colin Kaepernick.

Notable: The game was delayed an hour due to lightning.

Quotable: “We have a chance to do something great.” — Seahawks safety Earl Thomas

Dec. 23, 2012

Location: CenturyLink Field

Score: Seahawks, 42-13

Big play: Red Bryant blocked a field goal and Richard Sherman returned it 90 yards for a score and a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter.

Player of game: Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, 15 of 21 passing, four TDs, 115.3 rating.

Key stat: Seahawks converted 11 of 13 third downs (84.6 percent).

Notable: Capped a three-week stretch outscoring teams 150-30 .

Quotable: “Who’s been playing better than us the last few weeks?” — Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant

Oct. 18, 2012

Location: Candlestick Park

Score: 49ers, 13-6

Big play: It was more about plays not made. Golden Tate and Robert Turbin combined for three crucial drops.

Player of game: Niners running back Frank Gore, 16 carries, 131 yards (8.2 average).

Key stat: Seahawks ran one play in 49ers’ territory in the second half.

Notable: Jim Harbaugh improved to 3-0 in the NFL against Pete Carroll.

Quotable: “That was the most physical 30 minutes of football, in that second half, that I’ve ever seen our team play.” — 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh

Dec. 24, 2011

Location: CenturyLink Field

Score: 49ers, 19-17

Big play: Larry Grant forced a fumble by Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to end Seattle’s late drive, and playoff chances.

Player of game: Niners linebacker NaVorro Bowman, 12 tackles (seven solo), sack, pass defensed.

Key stat: Visitors ran for 178 yards behind Frank Gore, Kendall Hunter.

Notable: David Akers broke the NFL record for field goals in a season (42).

Quotable: “That’s one of those good ol’ division games right there.” — 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith

Sept. 11, 2011

Location: Candlestick Park

Score: 49ers, 33-17

Big play: Seahawks closed to 19-17 in fourth quarter before Ted Ginn Jr. ran a kickoff back 102 yards for clinching TD.

Player of game: Ginn Jr., kickoff return and punt return for scores.

Key stat: Teams combined for 640 yards punting, 428 yards of total offense.

Notable: First game between coaches since infamous “What’s your deal?” exchange.

Quotable: “We had a chance to finish this game and then we let it get away.” — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll

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