• Crystal Palace have failed to score in their last five meetings with Newcastle in all competitions.
  • Newcastle United have won their last four league trips to Selhurst Park to play Palace.
  • The Eagles have lost four of the last five matches against Newcastle in all competitions all by a 2-0 scoreline (W0 D1 L4).
  • Newcastle's total of 27 points from 16 games is the same as they managed in 2011-12 when they eventually finished fifth.
  • 20 of Newcastle's 21 league goals this season have been scored by Frenchmen.
  • The only team in Europe's top five leagues to benefit from more French goals this season are Lyon (26).
  • Despite conceding only two goals more than Newcastle (22), Crystal Palace (24) have 14 points fewer.
  • Marouane Chamakh has scored in three successive Premier League games for the first time in his career.
  • Only Fulham have drawn as few games in the Premier League as Crystal Palace this season (1).
  • Palace have been shown fewer yellow cards than any other Barclays Premier League side this season (16).
  • Palace have the lowest pass completion in the Premier League this season (73%) and it has been only 66% in the period since Tony Pulis took charge.