• Southampton have lost just one of their last 20 home league games against Newcastle United (W13 D6 L1).
  • Newcastle have won five and lost just one of their last nine Barclays Premier League games against Southampton.
  • Only Liverpool v Tottenham (8) has seen more own goals than Newcastle v Southampton (7) in Premier League history.
  • Southampton have won just two of their last nine Premier League home matches (W2 D3 L4).
  • Newcastle have failed to score in three of their last four away games in the Premier League and in nine of the last 13 overall.
  • Southampton have dropped more points from winning positions than any other team in the top flight this season (18).
  • Jay Rodriguez has scored in each of his last three Premier League matches and also netted Saints' goal at St James Park against Newcastle earlier this season.
  • Newcastle have fired in 198 shots at goal from outside the box this season, a higher total than any other team. Five of the first 10 goals they scored this season were from long range but just three of the last 28 netted have been from outside the area.
  • Only Liverpool (12) have scored more headed goals than Southampton (10) in the Premier League this season.
  • Newcastle have won all seven away Premier League games where they have been ahead and lost all seven where they have trailed away from home.