• Southampton's Adam Lallana scored his first ever professional goal against West Brom in the Championship in April 2008.
  • West Brom have kept three clean sheets in their last four Barclays Premier League meetings with Southampton, conceding just once in the other game.
  • There were three red cards shown in 12 second-half minutes of this fixture last season (two for Southampton, one for West Brom).
  • Southampton are without a clean sheet in five home league matches, having kept four in a row in September and October.
  • Saints have lost six of their last nine in the Premier League; winning just once (D2).
  • West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten since Steve Clarke was sacked (W1 D3). They lost their last four under his management.
  • Shane Long, set for a return from injury, has scored just twice in his last 13 Premier League appearances away from the Hawthorns.
  • Saints have scored just once in their last four top-flight clashes with West Brom.
  • In all competitions, West Brom have won just once away from home this season (D6 L3). That victory came at Old Trafford.
  • Since the beginning of last season, no Englishman has scored more Premier League goals than Rickie Lambert (21 – level with Wayne Rooney).
  • Lambert has scored in three of his last five appearances for Saints (all competitions).