• Newcastle have won each of their last four league games against Crystal Palace, keeping a clean sheet in each match.
  • The Eagles have conceded in second-half stoppage time on each of their last two trips to St James Park.
  • Newcastle scored a goal in the closing five minutes in both games against Palace last season.
  • Newcastle United are one of only two teams yet to score this season, along with QPR.
  • Palace enforcer Mile Jedinak made more tackles (133) than any other player last season and already leads the way in 2014-15 with 15.
  • The Magpies have failed to score in seven of their last 10 Premier League games.
  • Crystal Palace have won just two points from their last five Premier League games (D2 L3), this after winning 15 out of 15 in their previous five.
  • Newcastle have scored only 14 Premier League goals in 2014, fewer than any other ever-present side.
  • Since the start of last season, no team has picked up more red cards in the Premier League than the Magpies (7; level with Sunderland).
  • Crystal Palace have conceded two or more goals in each of their last five Premier League matches.