• West Ham have won six of their last eight Barclays Premier League home games against Sunderland.
  • Sunderland have won three and lost none of their last four Barclays Premier League games against West Ham.
  • The suspended Kevin Nolan has scored five goals in his last four Premier League games against Sunderland.
  • Sunderland have dropped the most points from winning positions in the Premier League this season (11).
  • Sunderland have fired in fewer shots on target than any other team in the top flight this season (37).
  • Sunderland have now scored five own goals this season; at least three more than any other Premier League side.
  • West Ham have won just two of their last 14 Premier League matches (W2 D4 L8).
  • Only Everton (8) have kept more clean sheets in the Premier League than West Ham (7) this season.
  • Sunderland (2) have kept the fewest clean sheets in the top flight this season.
  • The Black Cats have picked up more red cards (4) than any other team in the top tier in 2013-14. No other side has been given more than two.