Sunderland vs Stoke
Sunderland have conceded five own goals this season, more than any other side in the Barclays Premier League.
Stoke have the worst away record in the Barclays Premier League this season with just five points from 11 games and a goal difference of -16.
There have been red cards in three of the last four Barclays Premier League meetings between Sunderland and Stoke.
There have been just five goals scored in the last four Premier League games between Stoke and Sunderland.
Adam Johnson has scored four goals in his last two Premier League appearances.
Johnson has scored or assisted each of Sunderland’s last six Premier League goals.
27 different players have started a Premier League game for the Black Cats this season; no side has given more players a start in 2013/14.
Stoke have won 61% of their aerial duels this season, by some way the highest proportion in the top-flight.
Half of the 20 Scottish goals scored in the Premier League have come from Sunderland and Stoke (five each).
Sunderland have picked up 1.1 points per game in the matches (12 games) Lee Cattermole has started this season but only 0.5 in those he hasn’t (10 games).