Stats: Notts County v Swansea City
It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ FA Cup fourth-round tie against Notts County at Meadow Lane this afternoon (3pm).
Carlos Carvalhal’s men are aiming to maintain momentum after the 1-0 home victory over Liverpool in the Premier League on Monday evening that followed a 2-1 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup third-round replay.
And ahead of the fixture, we have taken a look at the game from a statistical perspective.
2 – Kevin Nolan’s side currently sit in second position in League Two.
1 – Notts County have reached the fifth round of the FA Cup just once this century - they beat Wigan Athletic 2-0 in a fourth-round replay in 2009/10.
4 – Jon Stead has scored in each of his last four competitive appearances for Notts County (four goals), including the winner in the last round of the FA Cup against Brentford.
2 – The Magpies have progressed in two of their last four FA Cup ties against top-flight opposition, beating Wigan in 2010 and Sunderland in 2011.
17 – On-loan midfielder Jorge Grant is Notts County’s top-scorer this season, having netted 17 goals in all competitions.
1 – FA Cup winners medal held by Lukasz Fabianski, which came in his last appearance for Arsenal in the final win over Hull City at Wembley in 2014.
3 – Three of the Swans’ eight wins in all competitions this season have come against lower-league opposition in domestic cup competitions.
2015 – The last time the Swans reached the fourth round of the competition was in January 2015, when they suffered a 3-1 loss to Championship side Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park.
3 – Jordan Ayew has netted three goals in his last five appearances in cup competitions for the Swans.
70 – There have been 70 meetings between the sides in all competitions. The Swans have won 30, drawn 16 and lost 24, with the last meeting resulting in a 1-0 loss at Meadow Lane in March 2005.
1934 – The last meeting between the sides in the FA Cup came in January 1934, with the Swans winning 1-0 at the Vetch.