• Only the Barclays Premier League’s top five have taken more points at home than Stoke City this season (33).
  • If only away points counted this season, Fulham would be outside the relegation zone on 14 points, while Stoke would be in it with just 11.
  • Stoke’s home game with Aston Villa is the only Premier League fixture this season to see fewer than 45 minutes of ball-in-play time (40:50).
  • Fulham have named the eight oldest starting XIs in the Premier League this season.
  • A win in this game will mean Stoke match their highest total in a Premier League season (47 in 2009-10).
  • The Potters last finished in the top half of the table (in the top-flight) in 1980-81 (11th).
  • Fulham have only ever won 38 of 246 Premier League away games.
  • Of teams to play 100+ Premier League home games, Stoke have lost the fewest (27).
  • The Potters have conceded 299 goals in Premier League history.
  • Fulham have conceded 79 goals. The last three teams to concede as many in the top-flight and not go down are Wigan (79 in 2009-10), Oxford (80 in 1985-86) and Luton (84 in 1982-83).