- 12Marc Wilson
Stoke vs Aston Villa
Stoke City have lost just one of their last seven Barclays Premier League matches (W2 D4 L1).
Christian Benteke has now gone 11 hours and 59 minutes without scoring a Barclays Premier League goal.
Six of the 10 Premier League meetings between Stoke and Villa have ended as draws (Two Stoke wins, two for Villa).
Aston Villa have conceded more handballs than any other Premier League team this season (15).
Stoke have lost only one home game in the Premier League this season (W3 D4).
Only four teams (Arsenal, Tottenham, Man Utd and Everton) have won more away points than Aston Villa (12) this season.
No team has been awarded more penalties than Aston Villa (3) this season.
In the week that Rory Delap retired from football, Stoke remain the only team to score from a long throw move this season.
Since they arrived in the Premier League in 2008, Stoke have taken 2507 long throws, 1271 more than any other side.
Both Aston Villa and Stoke have failed to score in three of their last four Premier League games.