• Nicolas Anelka has scored seven goals in 10 Barclays Premier League appearances against Sunderland.
  • Steven Fletcher has scored three goals in four Premier League appearances against West Brom.
  • The Baggies have won six and lost none of the last seven Premier League meetings with Sunderland.
  • WBA are the only side to started in a 4-4-2 formation in all of their PL fixtures this season. It has brought them a total of only one goal.
  • Sunderland have conceded more second half goals than any other side this season (6).
  • Jonas Olsson has made more clearances than any other Premier League player this season (53).
  • The Baggies have won none of their last eight Premier League games; they last went on a longer Premier League winless run in April 2009 (11 games).
  • West Bromwich Albion have conceded a total of 14 goals in their last six Barclays Premier League games at the Hawthorns.
  • Sunderland have won only two of their last 19 games (L11 D6) - equivalent to half a Premier League season.
  • The Black Cats have scored a total of seven goals in their last nine league games with six of those matches seeing fewer than three goals netted overall.