Numbers game: Swans v West Brom
Swansea City will be looking to respond to their heavy defeat by Norwich when they welcome West Brom to the Liberty Stadium tonight (7.45pm).
We check out the key numbers heading into the game.
81.4 – The Swans lead the way in pass accuracy in the Championship this season, having completed 81.4 per cent of their passes.
6 – The Swans have won six of their last seven home meetings with the Baggies. The only defeat in that time came in the 2013-14 season when Pepe Mel’s team won 2-1.
4 – Daniel James has been directly involved in four goals in Swansea’s last 5 games, picking up three assists and one goal.
3 – The Swans have conceded just three goals from set-pieces this season. Only QPR and Middlesbrough (two each) have defended them better.
354 – Wilfried Bony’s last Swans goal came 354 days ago. It was winner in a 1-0 victory over West Brom at the Liberty.
39 – West Brom have scored more goals than any other Championship side this season, netting 39 times in 18 games. They only scored 31 in the whole of last season.
9 – Dwight Gayle and Jay Rodriguez both have nine goals for West Brom so far this season, making them the joint-third top scorers in the division.
1 – West Brom have kept just one clean sheet this season, in the 2-0 win over Millwall in September.
29 – The Baggies have scored more second-half league goals (29) this season than the Swans have netted in total (20).
24 – West Brom have scored 24 goals from open play this season, a tally bettered only by Leeds and Norwich (25).
41 – These two clubs have faced each other on 41 occasions in all competitions, stretching back to a Division Two clash in 1927. The Swans have the better record overall, winning 18 games compared to West Brom’s 14.