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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. 16 seconds ago

439 - Gabriel Agbonlahor's goal ended a run of 439 minutes without conceding in the PL for Southampton. Stunner. 15 minutes 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. 43 minutes 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 1 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. 1 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. 1 hours ago

5 - Southampton have kept five clean sheets in their last eight Premier League visits to Villa Park. Comfortable. 1 hours ago

5 - Southampton have conceded only five goals in their opening 11 games, just as they did in 2013-14. Blueprint. 1 hours ago

Opta's Weekend In Numbers: Rooney the scourge of Arsenal (via @oilysailor @OptaJoe) bit.ly/1uw51vy http://t.co/wbfKTrdjd3 7 hours ago

6 - Wycombe have won more league games away from home this season than any other team in the top four tiers. Adventure [via @wwfcofficial] 8 hours ago

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