Stats: Reading v Swans

19th September 2017

It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ trip to the Madejski Stadium to take on Reading in the Carabao Cup this evening (8pm).

Paul Clement’s men are aiming to build on the impressive point gained against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Saturday by advancing to the fourth round for the first time in five years.

And, ahead of the fixture, we have taken a look at the game from a statistical perspective.



3 - Reading have progressed past Swansea in the three League Cup ties between the sides; most recently a 1-0 victory in round two of the 2007-08 competition.

1 - Modou Barrow has scored once since joining Jaap Stam’s men from the Swans at the start of the season.

12 - The Royals have won 12 of their last 16 homes matches in all competitions (D3, L1).

4 - Reading have also prevailed in their last four League Cup games at the Madejski, although each of these has come in either round one or two.

1 - However, the Royals have only progressed past Premier League opposition in one of their last 10 League Cup matches; a 3-2 victory against QPR in September 2012.


3 - The Swans picked up a third consecutive clean sheet on the road during the 0-0 draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

25 - The Swans also recorded their lowest ever possession figure in the Premier League since gaining promotion in 2011 with just 25% against Spurs.

8 - Swansea are unbeaten in each of their eight most recent meetings with Reading.

13 - The Swans have won 13 of their last 16 League Cup contests against lower-league opponents, including a 5-0 win over Bradford City in the 2013 League Cup final.

1 - However, they have only reached the fourth round once in the last four seasons since their League Cup triumph.


76 - Meetings between the sides in all competitions. The Swans have won 29, drawn 14 and lost 33, with the last showdown providing a 2-2 draw in December 2012.