Saturday Stats: Swans v Chelsea

12th April 2014

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

The Swans have proved they finish games strongly by scoring 13 of their 45 league goals in the final 15 minutes.
The Swans have won three and drawn one of their last five home league matches - keeping a clean sheet in each victory.
Ashley Williams has made an incredible 261 defensive clearances in his 30 league appearances.

Petr Cech has proved a safe pair of hands this season, with the Czech keeper currently boasting the most clean sheets in the league (15).
Chelsea top the lot when it comes to being caught offside in the league this season (96).
The Blues have also made the most off target attempts at goal (235).

Players with the most.... shots
Swans: Wilfried Bony - 77
Chelsea: Eden Hazard - 50

The Swans are unbeaten against Chelsea in their last three encounters at home (three draws).
The last time Chelsea played at the Liberty, it ended in the Swans booking their spot in the Capital One Cup final thanks to a 0-0 draw which saw them progress 2-0 on aggregate.
The Swans' last home win over Chelsea came in the 1980-81 season , which saw them run out 3-0 victors thanks to goals from Neil Robinson, Dzemal Hadziabdic and Robbie James.

English football to mark 25th anniversary of Hillsborough stadium disaster
As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough stadium disaster in April 1989, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place on the weekend of 11-14 April will kick-off seven minutes later than originally scheduled.
The match at which the disaster took place - The FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest on 15 April 1989 - was ended six minutes after kick-off at 3:06pm.
It means Sunday's fixture between the Swans and Chelsea on Sunday at the Liberty will kick-off at 4.07pm.