• Aston Villa have committed more fouls than any other team in the Barclays Premier League (294).
  • West Brom have conceded a higher proportion of long range goals (28%) than any other side this season in the Barclays Premier League.
  • 55% of the goals Aston Villa have conceded this season have been shipped in the first half; the highest proportion in the league this season.
  • Villa have scored just eight goals at Villa Park this season, fewer than any other team on home soil in the top flight.
  • Despite thrashing Sunderland 6-1 last season, Aston Villa have only scored 31 goals in 30 Premier League home games under Paul Lambert.
  • WBA have won only eight of 36 midlands derby games in Premier League history (D14 L14).
  • Villa have only lost six of 29 second city derbies (Villa, WBA, Birmingham) in the Premier League.
  • Aston Villa have currently won 299 Barclays Premier League games.
  • Christian Benteke has scored in consecutive PL appearances after going 11 Premier League game without one.
  • 15 different players have been given 6+ yellow cards in the Premier League this season – three play for Aston Villa (Agbonlahor, Delph, Clark) and two for WBA (Mulumbu and Olsson).