• All three of Southampton’s league goals this season have come from set pieces. They are the only side yet to net in open play this term.
  • Crystal Palace have now gone three hours without a Barclays Premier League goal.
  • Each of the past three games between Southampton and Crystal Palace have ended as 2-0 wins (two to Southampton, one to Palace).
  • There have only been five goals in Southampton’s Premier League games this season, fewer than any other side.
  • No player in the Premier League this season has had more shots at goal (excl. blocked) than Rickie Lambert (15).
  • Despite being second bottom, this is only the second time in five Premier League campaigns that Crystal Palace have won any of their opening five games.
  • Southampton have conceded more fouls than any other side this season in the Premier League (72).
  • The Saints have allowed fewer shots on target from open play than any other side (8).
  • Marouane Chamakh and Dean Moxey have both been booked in each of their last two Premier League appearances.
  • Only Tottenham (6.3%) have a lower shot conversion rate than Southampton (6.5%) this season.
  • Each of Southampton’s goals has been worth 2.67 points this season, more than any other club. Palace’s are worth a second lowest figure of 0.75.