• Crystal Palace’s three Barclays Premier League wins this season have all come under different managers.
  • This will be the first time Crystal Palace and Cardiff City have met in the top flight of English football.
  • The last three league meetings between Cardiff and Palace have seen the team who opened the scoring go on to lose the game.
  • Cardiff have won four and lost just two of their last seven league visits to Selhurst Park, but Palace have won two of the last three in south London.
  • Cardiff City have gone three hours without scoring a Premier League goal.
  • Palace; with eight goals, are the only team to score fewer than Cardiff this season (11) in the Premier League.
  • The south Londoners have taken seven points from their last four matches, two more than Manchester United (5).
  • Cardiff have failed to score in their last three away games but their last goal away from home came in London (Jordon Mutch at Stamford Bridge in mid-October).
  • Marouane Chamakh has scored two goals from three shots on target in the Premier League this season.
  • Cardiff have conceded fewer fouls than any other Premier League team this season (123), while Palace have a joint-low 15 yellow cards.