SATURDAY STATS: Swans v West Brom

26th December 2015

Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to this afternoon's Barclays Premier League fixture against West Brom.
The Swans welcome the Baggies to the Liberty Stadium on Boxing, aiming to build on the positives from last weekend's stalemate with West Ham.
And ahead of kick-off today, we've taken a look at the game from a statistical perspective.

2: There have only been two goals scored across three Premier League Boxing Day fixtures featuring Swansea.
4: The Swans have seen their opponents receive more red cards than any other team in the Premier League this season (4).
26: Swans skipper Ashley Williams has blocked the most amount of shots in the Premier League this season (26).
83: The Swans boast the joint third highest average pass success rate in the Premier League this season with 83%.

West Brom
1: West Brom have won only one of their nine Premier League Boxing Day matches (W1 D2 L6).
8.6: The Baggies have managed the least amount of shots per game in the Premier League this season with an average of 8.6.
41.6: Tony Pulis' side also have the least average amount of possession per game in the Premier League this season with an average of 41.6%.
10: Of current Premier League clubs, West Brom have the worst record in December; winning just ten of their 51 games in the month.

2015-16 Players with the most... Goals
Swans: Andre Ayew - 6 
West Brom: Salomon Rondon / Saido Berahino - 3  

3: Wayne Routledge has scored in his three previous fixtures versus West Brom and is hopeful of returning to first-team action despite a slight knee injury. 
33: Today's match will be the 33rd league meeting between the two sides, with the Swans boasting the slight advantage of 14 wins to West Brom's 12.