Stats: Swans v Liverpool

22nd January 2018
First team

It is time for some statistics as we look ahead to Swansea City’s Premier League clash with Liverpool at the Liberty Stadium tonight (8pm).

The Swans will be looking to maintain momentum after last week’s 2-1 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Emirates FA Cup, while Liverpool come into the game off the back of a thrilling 4-3 win over league leaders Manchester City.

 

Swans

6 – Although the Swans have conceded 27 goals in 13 Premier League matches against Liverpool, just six of those have come at the Liberty.

2,070 – Both Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson have played all 2,070 minutes of the Swans’ 2017-18 Premier League season so far.

2 – The Swans have won two of their previous six Premier League home games against Liverpool, while there have been two wins for the Reds and two draws.

89 – Lukasz Fabianski has made 89 saves in the Premier League so far this season, more than any other goalkeeper in the competition heading into this weekend.

4 – Jordan Ayew has scored four times in his last seven games in all competitions.

 

Liverpool

5 – Roberto Firmino has scored five goals in his last three Premier League games against Swansea, including braces in each of the last two.

14 – 14 of Liverpool’s last 15 Premier League goals in this fixture have been scored in the second half (93 per cent).

2 – The Reds have scored at least twice in each of their last six Premier League away games – just one short of their record in the competition of seven games, which came between February and May 2014.

29 – Liverpool have scored 29 goals away from home in the Premier League this season, more than any other club in the league.

75 – £75 million January signing Virgil van Dijk is the most expensive defender in football history.

 

Players with the most… touches of the ball

Swans: Kyle Naughton – 1,672

Liverpool: Joe Gomez – 1,367

 

Head-to-head

42 – Meetings in all competitions between the clubs. The Swans have won 11, drawn eight and lost 23, with the last meeting ending in a 5-0 loss for the Swans at Anfield last month.