Numbers game: Brentford v Swans

8th December
First team

​​​​​​​Swansea City look to end their three-game losing streak when they face Brentford this afternoon (3pm).

We check out the key numbers heading into the Griffin Park clash.


2 – Thomas Frank's Brentford have lost their last two home games. The West London club have not lost three in a row on their own patch since November 2016.

11 – Bees striker Neal Maupay has had a hand in 11 of their 19 home goals this season (seven goals, four assists).

13 – Maupay has scored 13 goals this season, and is the second top scorer in the Championship.

46 – Brentford’s Henrik Dalsgaard has made 46 interceptions in the Championship this season. Only Birmingham’s Kristian Pedersen (67) has more.

13 - Brentford’s last win against the Swans came 13 years ago. They ran out 2-1 winners at Griffin Park as Alan Tate was sent off for the visitors.

8 – Brentford have scored eight goals from set-pieces this season. Only Birmingham, Millwall (both 11) and Aston Villa (15) have scored more.


8 – Oli McBurnie is the Swans’ leading scorer with eight goals. Own goals (three) come next in the list, ahead of Jay Fulton, Bersant Celina and Connor Roberts (all two).

4 – The Swans have won their last 4 meetings with Brentford in all competitions, all by the same scoreline (2-0).

7 – Graham Potter’s team have found the back of the net in each of their last seven Championship matches.

21 – The Swans have conceded 21 goals in the Championship this season. Only Leeds (17) and Middlesbrough (13) have conceded fewer.

8 – Just eight of those goals conceded have come away from the Liberty Stadium. However, the Swans have only netted seven times on their travels this term.

4,471 - It has been 4,471 days since the Swans made their last trip to Griffin Park, when Leon Knight scored twice in a 2-0 win in September 2006.


80 – These two sides have clashed on 80 occasions stretching back to 1921. The Swans have 30 victories compared to Brentford’s 28.