• Jermain Defoe has scored in three of his last five Barclays Premier League appearances against West Brom.
  • The Baggies have won only one of their last 10 Barclays Premier League away games (D4 L5).
  • Spurs are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League games against West Brom (W4 D3).
  • Tottenham are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League games played on December 26 (W6 D2).
  • The last time Tottenham lost on December 26 was in 2003 when David Pleat was temporary boss after the sacking of Glenn Hoddle.
  • This will be WBA’s eighth Premier League game on December 26 and will see a seventh different manager take charge of the Baggies.
  • Jermain Defoe has scored six goals in 10 games on December 26; only four players in Premier League history have scored more on this date (Fowler, Keane, Henry & Shearer)
  • Emmanuel Adebayor has now scored four goals in his last five Premier League appearances and three in two games under interim manager Tim Sherwood.
  • Matej Vydra has scored with his only shot in the Premier League. The Czech striker netted with 35% of his shots (22/63) in the Championship with Watford in 2012-13 – well above the league average of 14.5%.
  • No Spurs player has as many goals (4) or assists (3) as Roberto Soldado in the Premier League this season.