• Papiss Demba Cisse has scored three goals in three league games against West Bromwich Albion; against no side has he scored more.
  • West Brom have won just one of their last eight Barclays Premier League away games (W1 D4 L3).
  • In the last eight Barclays Premier League meetings between Newcastle and West Brom, neither side has kept a clean sheet.
  • Victor Anichebe has scored more Premier League goals against Newcastle United than versus any other team (4).
  • Newcastle have lost just one of their last six Premier League games (W4 D1 L1) and lost just one of the last six at St James Park (W3 D2 L1).
  • Magpies’ striker Loic Remy has scored eight goals in his last eight Premier League games.
  • Shane Long has scored three goals in his last two Premier League appearances, this after failing to score in his previous 10 in the competition.
  • WBA have drawn four of their last six Premier League games.
  • WBA have drawn their last two games 2-2. The only team to draw three Premier League games in a row 2-2 are Liverpool in Aug-Sept 2002.
  • In the top five European leagues this season, only Lyon (20) have more goals from French players than Newcastle (16, level with Marseille).