STATS: Swans v West Brom
It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at the Liberty Stadium this afternoon (3pm).
The Swans will be aiming to bounce back from last weekend’s 2-1 loss to Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium by claiming a third Premier League win of the 2017-18 season.
5 – The Swans have won five of their six home Premier League games against West Brom, and have won each of the last three.
2 – Wilfried Bony will be aiming to score in two consecutive Premier League appearances for the first time since December 2014.
5 – Swansea have won five of their last six Premier League matches when they’ve started that day bottom of the league, with one of those victories coming against West Brom in September 2013.
61 – Lukasz Fabianksi has made more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League, with 61 saves.
43 – Swansea’s Jordan Ayew has been tackled in the Premier League more than any other player in the competition, having been tackled 43 times.
1,350 – Lukasz Fabianski and Alfie Mawson have played every minute of Swansea’s 2017-18 Premier League season, having clocked up 1,350 minutes each.
11 – West Brom have lost 11 of their 17 away league matches at Swansea – of teams they’ve played 10 or more times away in the Football League, they’ve lost a higher percentage at Swansea than any other club (65 per cent).
1 – Of teams to play in the Premier League both last season and this season, only Everton have won as few away matches in the competition as the Baggies in 2017, with only one away win.
4 – West Brom striker Salomon Rondon has scored four goals in three Premier League games against the Swans, double the number he’s scored against any other side.
3 – Rondon became only the second player – along with Duncan Ferguson – to score a hat-trick of headers in a Premier League game when he did so against the Swans last season.
90 – 19-year-old midfielder Sam Field played the full 90 minutes in Pardew’s first match in charge of the Baggies last weekend. The last teenager to play 90 minutes in back-to-back Premier League games under Pardew was Alex Song in April 2007 in Charlton.
642 – West Brom’s Gareth Barry has appeared in the Premier League more times than any other player in the competition’s history, having appeared 642 times.
Players with the most… tackles
Swans: Leroy Fer and Kyle Naughton – both 36
West Brom: Allan Nyom – 32
39 – Meetings in all competitions between the clubs. The Swans have won 17, drawn 8 and lost 14, with the last meeting ending in a 2-1 win for the Swans at the Liberty in May.