• In the last 11 league meetings between Newcastle and West Brom, neither side has kept a clean sheet.
  • Papiss Demba Cisse has scored three goals in four Barclays Premier League games against West Bromwich Albion.
  • West Brom are on a run of nine Premier League games without a victory (D5 L4) – the longest such run in the competition currently.
  • WBA have conceded in each of their last nine league games, only two sides (Palace and Sunderland) have recorded runs of 10 games this season.
  • Newcastle are yet to draw a Premier League away match this season (W5 L4).
  • The Magpies have gained 15 points from the 12 away goals they’ve scored in 2013-14.
  • West Bromwich Albion have drawn their last three games in a row; no team has recorded four in a row in the Premier League in 2013-14.
  • Shola Ameobi has made 131 Premier League appearances as a substitute, more than any other player in the competition’s history.
  • Nicolas Anelka has scored six times against Newcastle in the Premier League; only against four clubs has he managed more goals (Blackburn, Everton, Sunderland & Arsenal)
  • If the Premier League season had started in November then Newcastle would be second, behind Manchester City.