• Southampton have only ever scored five goals in eight Premier League encounters with West Brom but three of those goals have resulted in 1-0 wins, including both matches last season.
  • With 13 goals in eight fixtures, matches between Southampton and WBA have averaged only 1.6 per game.
  • WBA's Saido Berahino was the only player to score more than once in the opening round of Premier League games.
  • Dusan Tadic has provided three assists in his last three league games (2 for FC Twente, 1 for Southampton).
  • Saints have scored 11 goals in their last five Premier League home games.
  • The Baggies have scored a total of only two goals in their last nine Premier League away games in August.
  • West Brom have never won a Premier League game away from home in August.
  • Southampton and WBA have both been involved in three high-scoring draws (2-2 or higher) in 2014, no club has experienced more this year.
  • James Ward-Prowse's only Premier League assist at St Mary's Stadium came almost exactly a year ago (August 24 2013).
  • Three teams were awarded a penalty on the opening day of the Premier League season but WBA were the only ones to score.