• West Ham have kept a clean sheet in three of their last four Barclays Premier League games at home.
  • Stoke City have won just one of their last 12 Barclays Premier League away games (W1 D4 L7).
  • West Ham have opened the season with consecutive clean sheets. The Hammers last started a Premier League season with three clean sheets in a row back in 1998/99.
  • The Hammers have won two and lost none of their last four Premier League clashes with Stoke City.
  • Last season's 2-1 win for West Ham over QPR was the first time in seven clashes that Sam Allardyce has enjoyed a Premier League victory over Mark Hughes. Allardyce had lost four of the previous six (D2).
  • The last five Premier League games between these two have produced just nine goals in total.
  • West Ham have attempted fewer passes (617) than any other side in the Premier League so far this season.
  • Last season, 16.2% of the passes Stoke attempted in the Premier League were long passes. This season, that figure has dropped to 10.3%.
  • Since the beginning of last season, West Ham and Stoke have both been involved in six 0-0 draws; joint highs in the Premier League.
  • However, there has never been a 0-0 draw between these two teams in the Premier League.