SOLID // Stoke City have lost just one of their last nine Barclays Premier League home matches (W4 D4 L1).
OMEN // Swansea have lost six of their last nine Barclays Premier League away games (W1 D2 L6).
CONTRAST // The Potters have gone five home league games without a clean sheet - this after keeping four in their previous six at the Britannia Stadium.
FORM // Peter Crouch has scored three goals in his two previous Premier League appearances against Swansea at the Britannia Stadium.
OFF-TARGET // Swansea have scored just two goals in their last six Premier League away games, despite attempting 47 shots at goal in these six matches.
GOALS // Charlie Adam has scored in three of his last four Premier League games at the Britannia Stadium.
TALISMAN // Overall, Adam has either scored (3) or assisted (4) seven of Stoke's last 11 Premier League goals.
DISTANCE // 38% of Stoke City's Premier League goals this season have come from outside the box (10 of 26) - a higher proportion than any other side.
SURPRISING // Wilfried Bony has scored eight goals in the Premier League this season, but all eight have come in home matches for Swansea City.
LANDMARK // Swansea have the opportunity to win back to back Premier League games in their first two matches under Garry Monk - something that they did not manage to do under Michael Laudrup this season.