Stat Pack: Southampton vs Everton

By SFC Media Sat 26 Nov Saints vs Everton

Ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Everton at St Mary’s, take a look at some of the key statistics behind the fixture.

- Saints have lost just one of their last 11 Premier League matches at home (W6 D4 L1).

- Only Chelsea (26) have allowed their opponents fewer shots on target in the Premier League this season than Southampton (30).

- Southampton have now failed to score in their last two Premier League games at St Mary’s and they haven’t gone three league games without scoring at home since February 2015.

- Romelu Lukaku has scored three and assisted one in four Premier League appearances at St. Mary’s, including a brace for the Everton in this exact fixture last season.

- Lukaku has scored in just four of his last 17 appearances away from Goodison Park in the Premier League, however.

- Southampton have failed to score against Everton on 13 occasions in the Premier League; only against Arsenal, Chelsea and Leeds (14) have they drawn a blank versus an opponent more often.

- After winning 13 out of 15 possible points in their first five Premier League games of the season, Everton have won just six of a possible 21 points in their seven matches since.

- Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye has made a league-high 53 tackles in the top-flight this season so far.

- No player has made more open play crosses than Yannick Bolasie (74) this season in the Premier League.

- Only two other sides have put more crosses in than Southampton (292), with Everton just below them (263).

- Similarly, Saints have played the seventh most passes so far in the Premier League (5,951), while Everton have made the eight most (5488).