• Cardiff are without a win in seven against the Potters in all competitions, drawing three and losing four.
  • Jonathan Walters scored two goals in extra-time on Stoke City’s last trip to Cardiff, in an FA Cup replay in January 2011 (2-0 win).
  • Only 10 of Stoke’s 43 points this season have come away from home.
  • Cardiff have not won back to back top-flight games since April 1962.
  • Cardiff have made fewer tackles than any other Premier League side this season.
  • Cardiff’s Steven Caulker and Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross are two of only three outfield players in the Premier League this season to play every minute of every game for his club.
  • In the mini-table of the six teams named City in the Premier League this season, Stoke are bottom with only nine points from nine games. Cardiff are third with 12.
  • Cardiff have conceded a league high nine goals in the 90th minute this season.
  • Cardiff are the only Premier League side not to have conceded an own goal this season.
  • Peter Crouch needs one more assist this season to match his best ever haul in a single Premier League campaign (6 – recorded four times before).