Stats: Chelsea v Swans

29th November 2017
First team

It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ Premier League clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this evening (7.45pm).

Paul Clement’s men will be hoping to build on Saturday’s 0-0 draw against Bournemouth, which ended a run of four straight league losses.

 

Chelsea

8 – Chelsea have already dropped eight points at home in the Premier League this season, winning 10 out of a possible 18 points at Stamford Bridge. In their title-winning campaign last season, they dropped just six points throughout the season.

25 – Chelsea’s Tiemoue Bakayoyo has committed more fouls than any other player in the Premier League this season.

9 – Chelsea have won nine out of 10 home league meetings with Welsh sides since April 1981.

3 – Chelsea have received more red cards than any other Premier League side this season, with three dismissals.

8 – Alvaro Morata has scored eight Premier League goals so far this season, one more than Swansea City have netted as a team.

 

Swans

9 – The Swans have nine points so far this season, the same number of points they had after 13 games in the Premier League last season.

32 – Paul Clement has managed more Premier League games without his side receiving a yellow card than any other manager (32 games). Only Ray Wilkins managed more games without his side scoring a penalty (67 matches).

51 – Lukasz Fabianski has completed more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League with 51.

1,170 – Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson have played every minute of the Swans’ 2017-18 Premier League season so far (1,170 minutes).

13 – Tammy Abraham has featured in all 13 of the Swans’ Premier League matches so far this season, but will not be able to play against his parent club this evening.

 

Players with the most… touches

Chelsea: Cesar Azpilicueta – 1,056

Swans: Kyle Naughton – 1,046

Head-to-head

33 – Meetings in all competitions between the two sides. The Swans have won seven, drawn 11 and won 15, with the most recent encounter ending in a 3-1 win for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.