• On home soil, Hull remain unbeaten this season (W2 D2), conceding just one goal in the process.
  • Sunderland have won each of their last six league encounters with Hull City.
  • Jozy Altidore, now a Sunderland player, was sent off playing for Hull the last time this fixture was played (April 2010).
  • There have been four red cards in the last three league meetings between The Tigers and Black Cats in Hull.
  • Hull have only lost two of the nine previous Premier League games they’ve played in November.
  • Hull are the only team yet to score a goal from outside the box.
  • The Tigers are the lowest scorers in the top-half of the Premier League table.
  • Sunderland have recorded one win from their opening nine games for the second successive season (record in 2012-13 was W1 D6 L2)
  • Sunderland have gone 13 games without a Premier League clean sheet. The last manager to see his side fail to score against the Black Cats was David Moyes.
  • Hull’s last seven home Premier League games have gone under 2.5 goals.