Barclays Premier League Opta Facts December 28-29
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United
After going 22 Premier League games without a win against Man Utd, Spurs have won two of the last four (W2 D2 L0).
Wayne Rooney has scored nine goals in 13 Barclays Premier League appearances for Manchester United against Tottenham.
Six of Rooney's nine goals against Spurs have been netted at White Hart Lane.
Spurs have won none of their last 13 Premier League games against the Red Devils at White Hart Lane (W0 D5 L8).
The first game of this 13 match run without a win saw Spurs leading 3-0 at half-time before a United comeback resulted in a 3-5 final score (September 2001).
Tottenham have scored just seven goals in their last eight Premier League games at White Hart Lane.
Manchester United have kept just one clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League away games.
The Red Devils have won just two of their last 10 on the road in the top flight (W2 D5 L3), but are unbeaten in their last three (W2 D1).
United have lost just one of their last 18 Premier League away games in London (W11 D6 L1).
Six of the last eight Premier League away goals Wayne Rooney has scored have been netted in London.
Southampton v Chelsea
Southampton have won just one of the last 10 Barclays Premier League matches against Chelsea (W1 D3 L6).
The Blues have scored in each of their last nine league trips to Southampton, netting more than once six times in this run.
Shane Long has scored in three of his last four Premier League starts against the Blues.
Jay Rodriguez has opened the scoring in two of the last three matches between Chelsea and Southampton.
Southampton have kept six clean sheets in the last nine Premier League matches at St Mary's.
Cesc Fabregas is only three third player in Premier League history to rack up double figures for assists in five separate seasons (Ryan Giggs and Wayne Rooney).
Chelsea have lost just one of their last 12 Premier League away matches (W8 D3 L1).
Chelsea have played Southampton six times before between Christmas and New Year's Day in the Premier League, with two draws and two wins apiece.
There have been just six goals scored in the five previous Premier League games played at St Mary's between Christmas and New Year.
Graziano Pelle has scored seven goals in his last eight Premier League matches at St Mary's.
Aston Villa v Sunderland
There have been six red cards in the last 11 Barclays Premier League meetings between Aston Villa and Sunderland.
Sunderland have won none of the last six Premier League meetings with the Villans (W0 D3 L3).
The Black Cats have failed to score in four of the last five Premier League games against Villa.
Gabriel Agbonlahor has scored in three of his last four Premier League games against Sunderland.
Aston Villa have kept no clean sheets in the last seven Premier League matches at Villa Park and won just one of the last six (W1 D2 L3).
Sunderland have kept three clean sheets in a row in the Premier League away from home.
The Black Cats have failed to score in five of their last seven Premier League away matches.
Villa have won none of their last eight home Premier League matches between Christmas and New Year (D3 L5).
The Villans have netted just four goals in those eight matches and failed to score five times.
Sunderland have won just one of their last seven away Premier League games between Christmas and New Year (W1 D2 L4), conceding 16 goals in that run.
Hull City v Leicester City
The 68 previous league meetings between Hull City and Leicester City have all been in the second tier. This will be the first top-flight clash.
The Foxes have won three of their last seven away games against the Tigers (W3 D2 L2).
Hull City have won just three of 17 Premier League games at the KC Stadium in 2014 (W3 D4 L10).
The Tigers have failed to score in three of their last four home matches and netted just once in the other game in that run.
Leicester have lost their last seven Premier League away games in a row.
Three of Leicester's last four Premier League away wins have been against teams also called City.
In fact, Leicester have won three of their last four away matches against other Citys in the Premier League.
There have been 15 goals scored in the last three matches at the KC Stadium played between Christmas and New Year, including the Tigers' record Premier League victory on 28 December 2013 (6-0 v Fulham).
Leicester have won just one of their nine Premier League away games between Christmas and New Year (W1 D4 L4).
The Foxes have however, scored in eight of those nine away matches over the festive period.
Manchester City v Burnley
Vincent Kompany is the only possible survivor from the Man City starting line up the last time these two sides met in April 2010.
There have been 37 goals scored in the last seven meetings between Man City and Burnley, with the last four seeing at least six goals scored in each.
Manchester City have won eight and lost none of the last 12 meetings in all competitions with the Clarets.
Yaya Toure has netted in each of the last three Premier League games at the Etihad Stadium.
Man City have won 23 and lost just two of their 27 Premier League home games under Manuel Pellegrini.
Under the Chilean's stewardship, City have conceded just 18 goals in 27 home matches in the Premier League.
Burnley have picked up just nine points from a possible 81 available away from home in their two stints in the Premier League.
The Clarets have kept just one clean sheet in 27 Premier League away games and conceded at least two goals in 21 of those matches.
Burnley have played seven Premier League North West derbies away from home in their two seasons in the Premier League, losing six. However, the one point they earned was in a 3-3 draw at the Etihad Stadium.
After winning none of their first five Premier League matches at the Etihad between Christmas and New Year (D4 L1), City have won the last five in a row.
Queens Park Rangers v Crystal Palace
Queens Park Rangers are unbeaten in their last six meetings with Crystal Palace (W3 D3).
There have been three penalties scored in the last two meetings between these clubs at Loftus Road.
Crystal Palace have won just one of their last 15 Premier League London derbies away from home (W1 D4 L10).
QPR have lost just one of their last eight Premier League matches at Loftus Road (W5 D2 L1).
Charlie Austin has scored in each of the last five Premier League games at Loftus Road, bagging eight goals in total in that run.
Of the last 13 goals QPR have scored at Loftus Road, Austin has netted eight, Leroy Fer two and there have been three own goals netted in their favour.
Palace have won just one of their last 10 Premier League games away from home (W1 D5 L4).
The Eagles have failed to score in three of their last four Premier League away games.
Palace have only scored three goals in their last six Premier League away matches and two of those were from the penalty spot.
Harry Redknapp had managed 16 home games between Christmas and New Year, conceding just five goals before taking over at QPR. The same number his side has shipped in his two festive period games as Rangers' boss.
Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City have won six and lost just one of the 10 Barclays Premier League meetings with West Brom.
However, West Brom are unbeaten in their last four Premier League trips to the Britannia Stadium (W1 D3 L0).
The Baggies have only scored four goals in 10 Premier League games against the Potters.
In 10 games against Stoke, West Brom have earned no bookings in seven of those encounters.
There have been just six goals scored in the five Premier League games between Stoke and West Brom at the Britannia Stadium.
Stoke City have conceded exactly two goals in each of their last four Premier League games at the Britannia Stadium.
West Brom have won just two of their last 11 Premier League away matches (W2 D2 L7).
The Baggies have scored just five goals in their last 10 Premier League away games and failed to score in six of those matches.
West Brom have won only five away games in the last two seasons of the Premier League and all by a one goal margin.
West Brom have won just one of their 10 Premier League matches away from home between Christmas and New Year (W1 D3 L6).
West Ham United v Arsenal
West Ham have won none of the last 12 Barclays Premier League games against Arsenal (W0 D2 L10), losing the last seven in a row.
Theo Walcott has scored five goals in his last four Premier League games against the Hammers.
Lukas Podolski has scored four goals in four Premier League games against West Ham.
Olivier Giroud has scored four goals in four games against West Ham.
West Ham have opened the scoring in each of the last four Premier League games against Arsenal but seen the Gunners come from behind to take all three points.
Arsenal have won away at West Ham more often than any other team in Premier League history (10).
Arsenal have drawn none of their last 15 Premier League London derbies away from home (W8 L7).
West Ham have won six and lost none of their last seven Premier League games at the Boleyn Ground and conceded just three goals, keeping four clean sheets in that run.
After a run of seven Premier League home games without defeat as a coach against Arsene Wenger (W4 D3), Sam Allardyce has lost his last three home games against the Frenchman
The Gunners have only failed to score in one of their last 11 Premier League away matches.
Newcastle United v Everton
The last four meetings between Everton and Newcastle at St James Park have all seen exactly three goals scored.
Everton have won four and lost none of their last five Barclays Premier League meetings with Newcastle United.
Ross Barkley has scored in both of his Premier League appearances against the Magpies.
Romelu Lukaku has netted four goals in four Premier League appearances against Newcastle, including three in two for the Toffees.
Everton have won three and lost just one of their last five Premier League trips to St James Park.
There have been just seven goals scored in the last five Premier League games at St James Park with four of them ending with a 1-0 scoreline.
Everton have won just one of their last seven Premier League away games (W1 D2 L4), including losing the last three in a row.
The Toffees have lost just two of the last 15 away games in the Premier League against the three teams from the North East (W8 D5 L2).
The last three away games Everton have played between Christmas and New Year have all ended 1-1.
The Magpies have lost five of their last six matches at St James Park played between Christmas and New Year (W1 L5).
Liverpool v Swansea City
After just one goal being scored in the first three Barclays Premier League games between Swansea and Liverpool, there have been 16 in the last three.
There have been three goals scored in the opening five minutes of the last two league meetings between these two teams.
Brendan Rodgers was manager when Swansea were promoted to the Premier League and left in summer 2012 after the Welsh side's debut season in the competition.
Daniel Sturridge has scored four goals in three Premier League games against Swansea City in a Liverpool shirt.
Ex-Liverpool player Jonjo Shelvey has scored in both of his appearances for Swansea against his former club.
There have been three penalties in the last two Premier League games between Liverpool and Swansea at Anfield.
Liverpool have won just two of their last eight Premier League games at Anfield (W2 D4 L2).
Last season's 3-4 defeat is the highest scoring away match that Swansea have been involved in away from home since they reached the Premier League (seven goals).
Victory over Hull last time out ended a run of six away matches without a win for the Swans away from home (D2 L4).
Wilfried Bony has scored the first goal of the game in three of his last four starts away from home for Swansea.