3 - Manchester City have won each of the last three Manchester derbies. Manchester United have been on the wrong end of 3-0, 4-1 and 2-1 defeats to their noisy neighbours.
4 - Newcastle United have had players sent off in each of their last four Premier League matches against Liverpool. Shola Ameobi and Paul Dummett were both sent off when these two met on the final day of last season, with Liverpool winning 2-1. Earlier last season, when these two drew 2-2, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa had been sent off in the first half. During the 2012-13 season, Mathieu Debuchy and Fabricio Coloccini were sent off in the two games. The last time Newcastle finished this fixture with 11 men, they were winners, back on 1 April 2012.
7 - West Brom's Saido Berahino is the highest-scoring Englishman in the Premier League, heading into the weekend with seven goals.
9 - Cesc Fàbregas has been involved in nine goals (1 goal, 8 assists) in his nine Premier League appearances for Chelsea.
23 - Mario Balotelli has scored just once in his last 23 Premier League appearances. The Italian is yet to score in seven league matches for Liverpool, although he did score midweek in the Capital One Cup.
75% - Queens Park Rangers have kept clean sheets in three of their last four Premier League matches against west London rivals Chelsea. Only Sunderland have won as visitors to Stamford Bridge in the league since QPR won there on 2 January 2013.
76% - Southampton’s Fraser Forster currently has the best saves-to-shots percentage of any goalkeeper in the Premier League so far this season (76%). The England goalkeeper also leads the top-flight charts with five clean sheets. The Saints travel to Hull City on Saturday.
100% - Southampton have won each of the five Premier League matches in which they have scored in this season.
531' - Aston Villa have gone more than eight hours since they last scored in the Premier League. Gabby Agbonlahor's winner at Anfield on 13 September 2014 was the last time Paul Lambert's side found the net. They have lost all five games since.