• Stoke have won four and lost none of their last six meetings in all competitions against Cardiff City (W4 D2 L0).
  • There have been just five goals scored in the last five Barclays Premier League matches played at the Britannia Stadium.
  • Jonathan Walters has scored three goals in his last four appearances against Cardiff City in all competitions.
  • Cardiff City have committed just 111 fouls this season - fewer than any other team in the top flight - while only Southampton (178) have conceded more than Stoke (177).
  • Stoke City have won just one of their last 10 Premier League games (W1 D4 L5).
  • Cardiff have won just one of their last seven Premier League matches (W1 D2 L4).
  • Stoke are one of three teams yet to score a headed goal this season along with Spurs and West Ham.
  • In fact, Stoke have mustered the joint-fewest headers on target in the top flight (4) along with Fulham and Crystal Palace.
  • In contrast, no team has conceded more headed goals than Stoke City (six, along with Fulham and Newcastle).
  • Only Fulham (83) have allowed more shots on target against them than Cardiff City this season (81).