• Southampton have won four of their last five league games against Hull City.
  • Only four newly promoted sides have conceded fewer goals after 10 games than Hull have this season (10) in the Barclays Premier League.
  • Southampton and Hull have conceded a combined 14 goals in 20 games this season.
  • Southampton have conceded a league low 29 shots on target this season.
  • Last weekend Southampton goalkeeper Artur Boruc joined Ben Foster, Dean Kiely, Paul Gerrard and Adam Bogdan in conceding a goal to a fellow glovesman in the Premier League.
  • There have only eight goals at St Mary’s this season, although this is three more than there have been at Hull’s home.
  • Southampton are unbeaten in their last seven games; only Arsenal have been on a longer run this season (nine).
  • Southampton have won 40 corners at home this season, only Man City (41) have a higher figure.
  • Hull supremo Steve Bruce has only tasted victory once in nine Premier League trips to the Solent (Portsmouth & Southampton combined).
  • Hull’s record of 14 points from 10 games this season is halfway between their first season in the Premier League (20 points) and their second (eight points).