• The Potters have conceded a total of just four goals in their last six games at the Britannia Stadium.
  • The Saints have kept five clean sheets in their last six Barclays Premier League games.
  • Stoke came from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 with Southampton in this fixture last season (December 29). The Potters have not scored more than two goals in a Barclays Premier League match since.
  • Southampton have only conceded more than two goals in two matches since that 3-3 draw with Stoke last December.
  • Southampton in 2013-14 is only the 12th time in English top-flight history that a team has conceded three or fewer goals in their opening nine games.
  • The average finishing position of the teams in the 11 previous instances is fourth.
  • Stoke have picked up 1.67 points per match in November in their spell in the Premier League, only Man Utd and Chelsea have a higher pts/game rate.
  • Stoke have scored with 7.1% of their shots so far this season; the joint-worst conversion rate in the Premier League (along with Norwich).
  • Marko Arnautovic has featured in more games in 2013 without a single win than any other player in the top five European Leagues (18).
  • Stoke have gone six games without a win, no side in the Premier League is on a longer run.