Vital Statistics | Birmingham City

9th July
First team
Birmingham (A) Fulton goal

Swansea City boosted their play-off hopes with victory at Birmingham. Here, we look at the key facts and figures from the 3-1 win.

0 – Swansea City have yet to lose a game in which Rhian Brewster and/or Jay Fulton has scored.

1 – This is the first time Swansea City have completed a league double over Birmingham City, in the 16th season in which the clubs have occupied the same division.

1 – Ben Cabango’s goal was his first senior goal for Swansea City, although he had previously netted a first-team goal for The New Saints in a Champions League tie during his loan spell last season.

3 – Fulton scored his third league goal of the season, his best tally in a season in his career to date.

5 – Matt Grimes claimed his fifth assist of the season by teeing up Fulton’s goal. Only Andre Ayew (six) has more in the Swans squad this season.

Birmingham (A) Grimes 2

8 – Brewster is averaging a goal every other game for Swansea City after netting his eighth goal in 16 appearances since arriving on loan from Liverpool.

10 – Swansea have taken 10 points from a possible 15 since the season restarted. Only Brentford (15) and Wigan (12) have picked up more in that time.

25 – This was the Swans first league win at Birmingham in 25 years, last winning at St Andrew’s in 1995 courtesy of a John Hodge penalty.

75 – Connor Roberts made his 75th league start in Swansea colours.

100 – Matt Grimes made his 100th Swansea City appearance against the Blues. He becomes the fifth player in the current squad to achieve the feat, following in the footsteps of Nathan Dyer, Wayne Routledge, Kyle Naughton and Mike van der Hoorn.

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