SATURDAY STATS: Aston Villa v Swans

21st March 2015

Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans' fixture against Aston Villa.
With the focus on today's clash with Tim Sherwood's side at Villa Park, we take a look at the game via a statistical view.

Aston Villa
Christian Benteke has won the fourth-highest amount of aerial battles (111) this season.
Only Rob Green (five), Tim Howard and Tim Krul (both four) have made more defensive errors that have led to goals than Brad Guzan (three).
Villa have received the most red cards (six) this season in the top flight.
Only Leicester City (11) and Sunderland (13) have picked up fewer points on home soil than Villa (14).
After finding the net twice against Sunderland last weekend, Gabriel Agbonlahor is Villa's top league scorer with six this season.

Only Jose Fonte (85) has more interceptions than Ashley Williams (79) this season.
The Swans skipper also features in two other top-five lists. He's second in clearances (316) and fifth in terms of blocks (30).
It has been 19 matches since the Swans last drew 0-0 in the top flight (v Everton, away).
Lukasz Fabianski is closing in on a century of saves in his debut season with the Swans. The Polish keeper has currently made 92 saves in the league.
Fabianski has kept ten clean sheets this season. Only Ben Foster (11), Simon Mignolet (12) and Fraser Forster (13) have more.

Players with the most.... completed passes
Aston Villa: Tom Cleverley - 914
Swans: Ki Sung-Yueng - 1,239

The clubs have only met 24 times in all competitions, with the Swans winning six, drawing three and losing the remaining 15.
Villa have only one Premier League victory over the Swans, who are unbeaten against Saturday's opponents in the last four meetings.
In the last fixture between the sides, a Gylfi Sigurdsson free-kick earned the Swans a 1-0 win on Boxing Day at the Liberty.