Numbers game: Swans v Norwich

24th November
First team

​​​​​​​Swansea City go in search of a fourth win in five games when they face Norwich City at the Liberty this afternoon (3pm).

We check out the numbers as the Championship leaders come to SA1.


9 – The Swans have taken nine points from the last 12 on offer, their best run under Graham Potter.

3 – The Swans go in search of a third straight home victory this afternoon having seen off Blackburn and Reading in their last two Liberty fixtures.

16 – Oli McBurnie has scored 16 Championship goals since making his debut in the competition in February. Only Neal Maupay (18) and Lewis Grabban (17) have scored more in the second tier during that time.

13 – The Swans have conceded 13 league goals this season. Only Middlesbrough (eight) have been breached on fewer occasions in the second tier, while Norwich have conceded 20 times.

2 – Only two players have started all 17 of the Swans’ league games this season. They are Mike van der Hoorn and Connor Roberts.


5 – Norwich head to Wales having won their last five matches.

15 – The Canaries have taken 15 points from their eight away league games so far this season. That is the best travelling record in the Championship.

10 – Teemu Pukki has scored 10 goals in just 16 Norwich appearances since joining the club on a free transfer in the summer.

1 – Daniel Farke’s Norwich won only one of their first five league games this season. Since then, however, they have lost just one in 12.

3 – Norwich have missed penalties in each of their last three matches, but have taken maximum points on each occasion.


The Swans and Norwich have faced each other on 53 occasions stretching back to 1920. The Swans just have the edge overall, having claimed 22 victories compared to the Canaries’ 21.