Vital Statistics | Cardiff City

29th October 2019
First team
Cardiff Wayne Routledge

Swansea City claimed the South Wales bragging rights as they beat Cardiff City 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium. Here, we look at the key facts and figures from the day.

1 – Ben Wilmot’s winner was his first goal in senior football in 31 appearances for Swansea, Udinese, Watford and Stevenage.

2 – There were just two players on the pitch who had experienced the fixture before: Wayne Routledge and Nathan Dyer.

5 – This was Swansea City’s fifth Championship clean sheet of the season. Only Leeds (seven) and Sheffield Wednesday (six) have more.

23 – Swansea secured back-to-back league wins over Cardiff to their name for the first time in 23 years, having last achieved the feat in 1996.

Swansea City fans

50 – Swansea have now won 10 of the last 20 derbies for a success rate of 50 per cent. Since March 1997 they have suffered just four defeats in the fixture.

63 – Swansea’s pass completion rate of 63.4 per cent was their lowest in any game so far this season.

108 – This was the 108th instalment of the South Wales derby, and this was Swansea’s 36th victory in the fixture.

369 – To underline the frenetic nature of the derby, Swansea completed 369 passes during the 90 minutes. That’s their lowest tally on home turf this season, and the second lowest in any game have completed just 310 in victory at Leeds.