The best stats ahead of Sunderland vs Norwich, featuring Jermain Defoe and Nathan Redmond

Stadium Of Light

We bring you the best stats ahead of Sunderland's Premier League clash with Norwich.

Sunderland and Norwich City will be looking to banish opening-day defeats to the past when they face off at the Stadium of Light.

Dick Advocaat's Black Cats endured a disappointing start to the campaign falling to a 4-2 defeat to Leicester City last Saturday, while Alex Neil’s side were soundly beaten 3-1 at Crystal Palace after a controversial incident involving a disallowed Canaries goal.

The last meeting at the Stadium of Light finished in a goalless draw two seasons ago; a tie that also saw Wes Brown dismissed for the hosts in the dying stages of the match.

Ahead of the Saturday's match-up, here are a few of the best Opta stats...

- Sunderland have won just one of their previous six Premier League games against the Canaries (D2 L3).

- Norwich City have scored just once in their last six visits to the Stadium of Light (D2 L4).

- Jermain Defoe could make his 400th Premier League appearance in this game - the 32nd player to reach this landmark and the 23rd Englishman to do so.

- Nathan Redmond has scored four goals in his last five appearances for Norwich.

- Sunderland have picked up seven points in four Premier League home games under Dick Advocaat (W2 D1 L1) - they had won seven points in their previous 11 home games before the Dutchman came in.

- Norwich have won just one point in their last nine Premier League away matches (D1 L8).

- The Canaries have failed to score in six of their last nine away games in the top-flight.

- No side won more points (44) or games (13) away from home in the Championship last season than Norwich, however.

- Just six of Steven Fletcher's 20 Premier League goals for Sunderland (30%) have come at the Stadium of Light.

- Lee Cattermole has been cautioned in 14 of his 29 Premier League appearances since the start of last season (48%); more often than any other player.

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