• West Brom have kept 10 clean sheets in 18 league games under Tony Pulis.
  • The Citizens have won five of their last six season openers in the Premier League (D1).
  • The Baggies' last five season openers have all been played at the Hawthorns, with their only win in this run arriving against Liverpool back in 2012/13 (D1 L2).
  • Both of Fernando's two Premier League goals and one of his two assists have come against West Brom, the other assist also came in Birmingham at Villa Park.
  • David Silva has scored in three of his last four appearances against the Baggies.
  • The Citizens have won four of their last five Premier League visits to the Hawthorns (D1).
  • The eventual Premier League title winning team has started their season on Monday night in each of the past five seasons.
  • Manuel Pellegrini's side finished the 2014/15 campaign with six successive wins.
  • West Brom scored the most headed goals in the Premier League last season (16).
  • Sergio Aguero has scored nine times in his last seven Premier League appearances.