• Manchester City have won five and lost only one of their last 10 home league meetings with Crystal Palace (D4).
  • The Eagles have both scored and conceded in nine of their last 10 league meetings with the Citizens.
  • Palace have taken just two points from eight Premier League trips to Manchester (both City and United).
  • City are unbeaten in their final game of the year since returning to the Premier League in 2002-03 (W5 D6).
  • Manchester City have equalled the Premier League record for goals scored after 18 games in a season (53 – level with themselves in 2011-12). The PL record after 19 games is also 53.
  • Manchester City are the only team in the Premier League this season yet to drop a point at home (P9 W9 D0 L0). They have also scored in each of their last 59 Premier League home games.
  • Alvaro Negredo has now scored in each of his last nine competitive appearances at the Etihad Stadium.
  • Tony Pulis has won nine points from his six Premier League games in charge of Crystal Palace – two more than Ian Holloway and Keith Millen won combined in 2013-14 (7 in 12 games).
  • The Eagles have kept five clean sheets in their last eight Premier League matches.
  • Man City have profited from six goals from substitutes this season in the Premier League; more than any other side.