• Tottenham have only lost two of their 38 previous home league meetings with Stoke City (W28 D8).
  • The Potters have only failed to score in two of their 10 previous Barclays Premier League meetings with Spurs.
  • Stoke have played 29 Premier League games in London and have scored more than once in only two of them (17 goals in total).
  • This game will take place exactly six years after the Tottenham 6-4 Reading game, one of only six Premier League games to see 10+ goals (before Dec 21st).
  • Stoke have won just five points away from home in the Premier League this season; a joint league low along with Hull (W1 D2 L6).
  • Stoke have conceded 15 goals in their last five Premier League away matches.
  • Spurs have conceded a goal in each of their last eight Premier League matches – no side is currently on a longer run than this.
  • After receiving just one red card in their previous 35 Premier League games, Stoke were given two red cards in their last match against Newcastle on Boxing Day.
  • Tim Sherwood has won four points from his first two Premier League games in charge of Spurs (W1 D1) – two more than Andre Villas-Boas managed in his first three PL games in charge of the Lilywhites (D2 L1).
  • At White Hart Lane, Tottenham have only managed to score more than one goal in two of their last 11 games in the Premier League.