Stats: Swans v Wolves

17th January 2018
First team

​​​​​​​It’s time for some statistics as we look ahead to the Swans’ Emirates FA Cup third-round replay against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Liberty this evening (7.45pm).

Carlos Carvalhal’s men are aiming to maintain momentum after the weekend’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle United at St James’ Park in the Premier League.

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

 

Swans

50 – Jordan Ayew has netted in 50 per cent (two of four) appearances in cup competitions for the Swans.

3 – The Swans have lost three of their last four FA Cup replays in which they have been the higher-ranked side.

3 – The Swans are hoping to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup for the first time in three years. They last reached the fourth round thanks to a 6-2 win at Tranmere Rovers in 2015.

2 – Kristoffer Nordfeldt has clean sheets in two of his four Swans appearances this season, the second of which came at Wolves last week.

Wolves

4 – Wolves have been eliminated in four of their last five FA Cup replays, including their last three. They have not progressed away from home in an FA Cup replay since beating Oldham a decade ago.

10 – Wolves are currently 10 points clear at the top of the Championship table.

14 – Wolves go into tonight’s game on the back of a 14-match unbeaten run in all competitions.

12 – On-loan striker Leo Bonatini is Wolves’ top scorer this season after scoring 12 goals in the Championship so far. Only two players in the league have scored more.

 

Head-to-head

34 – There have been 34 meetings between the sides in all competitions. The Swans have won nine, drawn 12 and lost 13, with the last meeting resulting in a 0-0 draw at the Molineux earlier this month.

3 – The last three meetings between the Swans and Wolves have all ended in draws.