• Cardiff have won the last five home league games against Saints, all by a one-goal margin.
  • None of the last 11 matches in all competitions between Cardiff and Southampton has ended as an away win (nine home wins, two draws).
  • Southampton have won only one of their previous 12 Premier League games played on December 26 (W1 D6 L5)
  • The Saints have scored a total of only three goals in their last seven Premier League games on December 26.
  • Southampton have now gone eight Premier League games without keeping a clean sheet; the longest current run in the top flight.
  • Southampton goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga has conceded 10 goals this season but made only six saves.
  • Cardiff City have netted only five goals in their last nine Premier League matches.
  • All three of Jordon Mutch’s goals for Cardiff in the Premier League have come away from home.
  • Peter Whittingham (two goals, four assists) has had a hand in half of Cardiff’s last 12 Premier League goals.
  • Adam Lallana has already netted more goals this season in 17 PL appearances (4) than he managed in 30 PL apps last season (3).