SATURDAY STATS: Swans v Chelsea

17th January

Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans' fixture against Chelsea at the Liberty.
With the focus on today's clash with Jose Mourinho's side, we take a look at the game via a statistical view.

Lukasz Fabianski has kept eight clean sheets this season. Only Southampton's Fraser Forster, with ten, has more.
Ashley Williams, with 248, has made the most clearances in the top flight this season.
Only Arsenal, Chelsea (both 85 per cent) and Manchester United and Manchester City (both 86 per cent) have a better passing accuracy than the Swans (84 per cent).
No-one has scored more goals from direct free-kicks than Gylfi Sigurdsson (two).

Diego Costa is the top scorer in the top flight with 15 goals.
No players has made more assists than Cesc Fabregas (14), while the Spaniard has also completed the most passes (1,444).
Eden Hazard has successfully taken on opposition players the most this season, with 99. He has also suffered the most fouls (63).
Chelsea have scored the most goals (eight) from corners this season.

Players with the most.... interceptions
Swans: Angel Rangel - 52
Chelsea: Nemanja Matic - 44

Out of 28 meetings in all competitions, the Swans have won six, drawn nine and lost 14 matches against Chelsea.
The Blues have won the last four meetings between the sides, with the Swans' previous victory coming in the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg tie at Stamford Bridge in January 2013.
Earlier this season, the Swans went down 4-2 at Stamford Bridge despite taking the lead through a John Terry own goal.