SATURDAY STATS: West Ham v Swans

6th December 2014

Saturday means it's time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans' fixture against West Ham at the Boleyn Ground.
With the focus on this Sunday's clash with Sam Allardyce's side, we take a look at the game via a statistical view.

West Ham
No team has scored more goals (four) from indirect free-kicks than the Hammers.
Only Chelsea, with five goals, have found the net more than West Ham (four) from corners this season.
Stewart Downing has created the second-most chances in the top flight so far. He has created 40 opportunities, while Cesc Fabregas has done so on 44 occasions.
Keeper Adrian and defender Aaron Cresswell have played every minute (1,260) of West Ham's league campaign.

Tuesday night's 2-0 win over QPR was Lukasz Fabianski's sixth cleansheet from 14 games. Southampton's Fraser Forster leads the way with seven.
Just Eden Hazard (66) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (43) have successfully taken on their opponents more than Jefferson Montero (42).
Gylfi Sigurdsson has eight assists already this season - a figure only topped by Chelsea's Eden Hazard.
With 42 interceptions, Ki Sung-Yueng's total is only bettered by Crystal Palace skipper Mile Jedinak.

Players with the most.... completed passes
West Ham: Mark Noble - 487
Swans: Ki Sung-Yueng - 721

The Hammers have the edge in terms of Barclays Premier League matches between the clubs.
Allardyce's side has won two of the four fixtures, though the Swans won the first head-to-head game in the division 3-0 thanks to goals from Angel Rangel, Michu and Danny Graham.
Last season, a 0-0 draw at the Liberty was followed by a 2-0 West Ham win at the Boleyn Ground.
Overall, the Swans have won 17 of the 55 meetings between the teams with 13 draws and 25 defeats.