• Southampton have not lost four Barclays Premier Leagues in a row since their first four games of last season.
  • Man City are looking to win consecutive Barclays Premier League away games for the first time since January.
  • Steven Davis scored in both Barclays Premier League meetings with Manchester City last season.
  • Davis attempted 129 passes and completed 112 in the midweek game against Aston Villa, both Premier League-highs this season.
  • Bosnian striker Eden Dzeko found the net in both clashes with the Saints in 2012/13.
  • Southampton conceded more goals in midweek versus Aston Villa (three) than they had in all six previous home league games this season combined (two).
  • The Saints have lost three successive Premier League games for the first time under Mauricio Pochettino.
  • Yaya Toure has as many league goals (7) as he managed in the whole of last season and one more than he scored in Man City’s title winning season of 2011-12 (6).
  • Manchester City have scored 40 goals so far this season, 10 more than any other team.
  • The Citizens, unsurprisingly, have the best shot conversion rate in the division (21.4%).
  • Sergio Aguero has scored 10 goals in his last nine Premier League appearances for Manchester City, as well as three assists.