Southampton 1-0 West Brom Stats and Highlights
Adam Lallana struck to earn Southampton only their second win in 10 league matches as they dominated West Brom in a scrappy affair at St Mary’s.
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Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Date: Saturday, 11 January, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT
Southampton’s win over West Brom on the opening day of this season was only their second in their last nine matches against the Baggies.
This is the 70th meeting between the sides. Southampton have won 25 times, West Brom 22 and there have been 22 draws.
Southampton are without a clean sheet in five home league matches, having kept four in a row in September and October.
Despite their reputation as a neat passing team, statistically they play more long balls per game (an average of 70) than any other side in the Premier League.
Their players have been caught offside 63 times this season, more than other side.
Adam Lallana has been dispossessed 48 times this campaign, more than any other player in the division, while Jay Rodriguez has lost the ball due to a poor touch more times (52) than any other.
Their win over Newcastle on New Year’s Day was their first in 10 Premier League games.
It was also the first time they had kept a clean sheet in that period.
They have picked up more points against sides currently in the top half of the table (11) than they have against bottom-half sides (10).
Claudio Yacob has made more tackles (73) than any other player in the Premier League this season.