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Marc Wilson is sent off by referee Martin Atkinson

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11:35 11th April 2014

by Joe Haynes

Impress your friends and family ahead of tomorrow's game

All of the facts and figures ahead of tomorrow’s clash with the Magpies…

CLINICAL // Peter Odemwinge has scored four goals in five Barclays Premier League meetings with Newcastle United.

FORTRESS // 75% of the points that Stoke City have won this season have come at the Britannia Stadium (30/40) – no side has won a higher proportion of points at home.

ENTERTAINMENT // Each of the last seven Premier League meetings between Stoke and Newcastle have seen at least three goals scored.

ONE TO WATCH // Papiss Cisse has scored in every one of his four Premier League appearances against Stoke City – against no other opponent has he scored as many goals.

AMONGST THE BEST // The only teams to have won more points at home than Stoke City this season (30) are the current top five teams in the Premier League.

COMEBACK // After failing to win any of their first four Barclays Premier League meetings with the Potters, Newcastle United have won four of their last five (L1).

SUPER // Jonathan Walters has scored four goals in his last six Premier League apps against Newcastle – against no other Premier League opponent has he scored more often.

AHEAD// Newcastle United have already won five more points (46) than they managed in the whole of 2012-13 (41), this despite having five games left to play.

RELIANT // Just nine players have scored a Premier League goal for Newcastle United this season (excluding own goals); fewer than any other team.

UP AGAINST IT // Stoke saw Glenn Whelan, Marc Wilson and manager Mark Hughes all sent off in their 5-1 defeat to Newcastle earlier this season at St James Park.

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