• Newcastle have had only one shot on target so far this season; fewer than any other Barclays Premier League side.
  • Fulham have won two successive away games in the Barclays Premier League - they haven't won three in a row since May 2008.
  • Newcastle United have failed to score in three successive Premier League games, they haven't failed to score in four in a row since January 2008.
  • The home side have won each of the last five Premier League meetings between Newcastle and Fulham.
  • Fulham have won 11 of their 22 Premier League meetings with Newcastle. Only against Bolton Wanderers (12 of 22) have they won more often in the competition.
  • Since the start of 2012, Newcastle have lost just two of their eight Premier League home games against sides from London (W5 D1).
  • Newcastle have used only two English players (12%; 2 of 17) so far in the Premier League this season; fewer than any other side.
  • Hatem Ben Arfa has scored in both of his two Premier League appearances against Fulham. The Whites are one of two teams (along with Bolton) that Ben Arfa has netted more than once against in the competition.
  • Darren Bent is now one of eight players to have scored for six different clubs in the Premier League.
  • The full list is Nick Barmby, Darren Bent, Marcus Bent, Craig Bellamy, Andy Cole, Peter Crouch, Les Ferdinand and Robbie Keane.