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The West Ham Statto

Striker Michael Owen

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09:30 28th February 2013

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TIGHT: Premier League games between Stoke and West Ham have averaged only 2.1 goals per game.

STOPPER: Jussi Jääskeläinen has made more saves in the Premier League than any other goalkeeper this season (109).

ON THE SPOT: West Ham have scored with each of their last nine Premier League penalties, whilst the Potters have missed their last two.

RISKY: The Hammers have allowed more opposition shots on target from outside the box than any other PL team this season.

HOTSHOT: Michael Owen has netted 13 goals in 16 appearances against the Hammers throughout his career. 

LONG SHOT: Just one of the Potters’ 26 league goals this season have been scored from outside the area; a low for the Premier League.

OMEN: West Ham have won only one of their last nine Premier League games in March.

HOME SWEET HOME: Tony Pulis’ side have lost just one of their last 20 games on home soil; a record that only Manchester United and Manchester City can better.

VITAL: Kevin Nolan has scored four winning goals for West Ham in the Premier League this season. Only Gareth Bale (6) and Robin van Persie (5) have netted more.

AWAY DAY BLUES: Sam Allardyce’s team have lost their last five Premier League matches on the road. The club haven’t lost six in a row since December 2006.

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