SATURDAY STATS: Stoke v Swans
18th October 2014
Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans' fixture at Stoke City.
With the focus on Sunday's clash with Mark Hughes' side, we take a look at the game via a statistical view.
Stoke inflicted the first home league defeat on Manchester City since February thanks to their 1-0 win in August.
Only three teams (Aston Villa, Burnley and QPR) have scored less goals than Stoke's total of six in seven games so far this term.
Peter Crouch has won the most aerial duels in the Premier League with the England international coming out on top on 48 occasions.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has created the same amount of goals (six) for the Swans as Stoke have scored this season in the league.
Only Manchester City, Arsenal and Manchester United (all with 87 per cent) have a higher average passing accuracy than the Swans (86 per cent).
No keeper has more clean sheets than Swans stopper Lukasz Fabianski this season (three).
Players with the most.... assists
Stoke: Victor Moses - 3
Swans: Gylfi Sigurdsson - 6
Both games ended in draws last season, with a 3-3 draw at the Liberty followed by a 1-1 stalemate at the Britannia.
In 52 league meetings, the Swans have 15 wins and 20 defeats - their last win at Stoke came in 2001 via goals from Jason Price and Kris O'Leary.