22 - Tonight was Aston Villa's 430th PL home game but the 22nd lowest attendance they've recorded at Villa Park in the PL (25,311). Sparse. 2 hours ago

2 - Nathaniel Clyne has scored two goals in 12 PL apps this season, after managing only one in 59 PL apps before 2014-15. Upswing. 3 hours ago

11 - Eleven of Darren Bent's last 12 Premier League appearances for Villa have come as a substitute. Peripheral. 3 hours ago

1 - Southampton's first shot of the second half came in the 67th minute. Frustrated. 3 hours ago

3 - This is only the third time Southampton have trailed at half-time in the PL this season. They lost the previous two games. Pointer. 4 hours ago

439 - Gabriel Agbonlahor's goal ended a run of 439 minutes without conceding in the PL for Southampton. Stunner. 4 hours ago

5 - Soton's last 5 PL games on a Monday have each seen a different man in charge: Sturrock, Wigley, Adkins, Pochettino & Koeman. Variety. 4 hours ago

We look at all the important statistics as Aston Villa look to halt Southampton's fine form: bit.ly/1gBmiSS http://t.co/axvsaFGgdo 5 hours ago

23 - Aston Villa have hit only 23 shots on target all season in the Premier League, eight fewer than Sergio Aguero has on his own. Shy. 5 hours ago

1 - Aston Villa have won only one of their last 13 Premier League games on a Monday (6-1 v Sunderland in April 2013). Crumbs. 5 hours ago

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