• Newcastle have won nine and lost none of their last 10 home matches in all competitions against Southampton.
  • Only Liverpool v Tottenham (8) has seen more own goals than Newcastle v Southampton (7) in Barclays Premier League history.
  • Southampton have scored the joint-most own goals at St James Park (4) of any team on any away ground in Premier League history (along with Liverpool at White Hart Lane and West Ham at Anfield).
  • Southampton have scored more headed goals than any other team in the top flight this season (8).
  • Southampton have scored just six goals in their last 10 Premier League away games.
  • The Saints have conceded more goals (9) in their last four Premier League games than they shipped in the previous 14 (8).
  • Newcastle United have won five of their last six Premier League matches (W5 L1).
  • Alan Pardew’s side haven’t scored more than two goals in a Premier League game since February – in a 4-2 win against Southampton. They have netted 27 in their last 26 PL games.
  • Alan Pardew was manager of Southampton before he joined Newcastle, winning 34 of the 64 games where he was in charge of the Saints.
  • Southampton have won 52 penalties in Premier League history, scoring 50 of them, giving them the best conversion rate of any team who have taken 10 or more (96%).