• Saints are unbeaten in 13 home meetings with Cardiff in all competitions (W10 D3), last losing to them on home soil back in October 1962.
  • Cardiff City didn't manage a single shot on target against Southampton in the reverse fixture on Boxing Day.
  • Cardiff City have won just seven points away from home all season – fewer than any other side (W1 D4 L11).
  • If Southampton win this game they'll equal their highest tally of victories in a single Premier League season (14 in 1997-98 and 2000-01).
  • Cardiff City have won just eight points in 13 Premier League games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (0.62 points per game) – they had won 18 points in 20 games before he arrived (0.90 per game).
  • Cardiff City have conceded nine goals in second half injury time this season; more than twice as many as any other side.
  • Cardiff City are the only side yet to concede or win a penalty kick in the Premier League this season.
  • Rickie Lambert is one of only nine players in the top-flights of England, Spain, Italy, Germany and France to reach double figures in both goals and assists this season (11 goals, 10 assists).
  • Lambert has now taken 31 penalties in league football for Southampton; scoring them all.
  • Cardiff City have scored just nine first half goals in the Premier League this season; fewer than any other side.