• Southampton have only lost one of their last 12 home league clashes with the Toffees (W6 D5).
  • Overall, Everton are unbeaten in eight Barclays Premier League meetings with the Saints, winning four and drawing four.
  • Southampton have failed to score in the two games Jay Rodriguez has missed since his knee injury.
  • Luke Shaw has made more appearances (32) than any other current teenager in the Premier League this season.
  • Of players with a 100% record, Leighton Baines has taken more Premier League penalties than any other player in the competition’s history (13).
  • Everton have won eight of their last nine Barclays Premier League games (losing once – 2-3 v Crystal Palace).
  • Roberto Martinez’s side have kept three clean sheets in their last four Premier League games.
  • Everton have not won four league away games in a row since December 1985.
  • Southampton have scored four goals in two of their last three home games (unsurprisingly winning both matches).
  • Rickie Lambert has 10 assists for Southampton this season. Only one player has provided more for the Saints in a single Premier League campaign (Le Tissier twice: 11 in 1992-93 and 15 in 1994-95).