With the focus firmly on today’s fixture at the bet365 Stadium, we take a look at the game from a statistical perspective.
Hull City are looking to complete a league double over Stoke City for the first time, in what is the 32nd Football League season they’ve faced each other.
The Tigers have won just two of their ten fixtures played at the bet365 Stadium – a 3-0 win on their first visit in January 2006 and a 2-1 League Cup success in September 2016 (W2 D3 L5).
Grant McCann’s side have scored 48 league goals this season, 31 of which have come in the second half of games.
Stoke City have won their past five home league games against Hull City, conceding only once in that run of wins.
Since Michael O’Neill’s first home Championship match in charge of Stoke in November, only Derby (seven) have conceded fewer home goals than the Potters (eight).
Stoke have lost just one of their past eight home league games (W5 D2 L1), having lost six of their previous eight home games before this run.
Meetings (64) in all competitions between the two sides, with the Tigers winning 20, drawing 19 and losing 30.