Stats: Swans v Watford

23rd September 2017
First team

It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ Premier League clash with Watford at the Liberty this afternoon (3pm).

Paul Clement’s men are aiming to maintain momentum after the 2-0 victory over Reading in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday that followed a creditable draw against Tottenham at Wembley.

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



1 – The Swans have lost just one of their last 10 home league meetings with Watford (W5 D4 L1).

100 – Federico Fernandez will make his 100th Swansea appearance should he feature today.

4 – Jordan Ayew has been in on target in each of the last four matches in which the Swans have found the net in all competitions.

24 – Lukasz Fabianski has made 24 saves in the opening five games of this season, more than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League.

2 – Only two of the Swans’ last 32 matches at the Liberty have ended goalless.



3 – The Hornets are aiming to win three consecutive top-flight away games for the first time in their history.

22 – Watford have already used 22 different players in the Premier League this season, a tally only matched by Liverpool.

270 – Since joining Watford in the summer, Nathaniel Chalobah has already played 270 more minutes in the Premier League than he did throughout his entire Chelsea career.

3 – Heurelho Gomes has kept three clean sheets in the Premier League in 2017-18. Only David De Gea has recorded more (4).

6 – Andre Gray has been offside on six occasions this term. Only three players have been flagged more often.


Player with the most... passes

Swans: Tom Carroll – 244

Watford: Abdoulaye Doucoure 284



46 – Meetings between the sides in all competitions. The Swans have won 21, drawn 10 and lost 15, with the most recent encounter ending in a 1-0 defeat at Vicarage Road in April.

3 – The last four Premier League meetings between Swansea and Watford have seen just three goals scored.