Numbers game: Derby v Swans

1st December
First team

Swansea City will be looking to respond to consecutive home defeats by Norwich and West Brom when they visit Derby County today (3pm).

We check out the key numbers heading into the game.


21 – Derby have tended to enjoy the festive period, with the Rams unbeaten in their last 21 league matches during December. Their last defeat in the month was a 2-0 loss to Middlesbrough in 2014.

2 – Wales international Harry Wilson has scored in Derby’s last two league games. He has never scored in three consecutive appearances in the EFL.

7 – Jack Marriott is Derby’s leading scorer this season, with seven goals in his last 12 appearances.

61 – Frank Lampard’s side average a goal every 61 minutes in the Championship, while they concede on average every 74 minutes.

5 – Derby have recorded five wins at Pride Park so far this season. Only leaders Norwich, Leeds, West Brom and Wigan (all six) have won more on home soil.


2 – The Swans have not enjoyed a great run of form against the Rams, having won just two of the last 13 games against them.

81 – Having scored 21 goals in 19 Championship games this season, Graham Potter’s side average a goal every 81 minutes.

6 – The Swans have the best defensive record on their travels in the division, conceding just six. However, only Rotherham have scored fewer (four) than the Swans’ tally of six in away games.

4 – Oli McBurnie has scored four of the Swans’ last six league goals.

12.84 – The Swans attempt 12.84 shots at goal on average per game, with 4.63 on target.

40 – These two clubs have faced each other on 40 occasions in all competitions, stretching back to a Division Two clash in 1925 which Derby won 5-0. The Swans have the better record overall, winning 19 games compared to the Rams’ 15, with the remaining six fixtures ending in a draw.