• Aston Villa have scored exactly one goal in six of their last seven Barclays Premier League games against Newcastle.
  • Newcastle have taken 13 points from their last five Barclays Premier League encounters with Aston Villa.
  • Aston Villa have won only nine of their last 31 Premier League home games.
  • Newcastle drew only one of their 19 Premier League away games last season (W7 L11).
  • Newcastle have lost each of their last five Premier League away games. They last lost six in a row in March 2008.
  • Only one of Newcastle's 43 goals in 2013-14 was scored by an English player.
  • Newcastle were the only team not to hit a shot on target on the opening weekend.
  • Andreas Weimann, who scored for Villa at Stoke last weekend, has scored the club's last two Premier League goals at Villa Park.
  • Four of Villa's last five Premier League goals at home have come before half-time.
  • Newcastle debutant Remy Cabella created three goalscoring chances last weekend, more than any of his team-mates.