Vital Statistics | Cardiff City v Swansea City

4th April 2022
First team
Cardiff away Michael Obafemi goal

Saturday was a day to savour for everyone connected with Swansea City. Here, we look through some of the vital statistics from the historic south Wales derby victory over Cardiff City.

1 - This victory completed the first league double in the history of the south Wales derby.

1 - Russell Martin is the first Swansea City boss to win each of his first two south Wales derbies.

4 - Swansea's four-goal margin of victory was their biggest ever away from home in this fixture, and their biggest anywhere since 1949.

5 - Swansea have now won five of the last seven derbies, losing just one. They have scored 13 and conceded just one in that time.

5 - No Swansea player made more interceptions than Joel Latibeaudiere's tally of five.

8 - Michael Obafemi now has eight goals in his last 11 appearances for Swansea City.

8 - Jamie Paterson's assist for the opening goal was his eighth of the season, double the number of the next best tally in the Swansea squad.

9 - No Swansea player made more combined tackles and interceptions than Cyrus Christie's tally of nine.

57 - Matt Grimes' ability to find space was underlined by the fact he received 57 passes from team-mates during the course of the 90 minutes.

93 - Flynn Downes and Michael Obafemi had pass completion rates of 93 per cent. The best among the 22 players who started the contest.

100 - Swansea City showed the clinical edge Russell Martin had been calling for as they found the net with all four of their shots on target, a 100 per cent ratio.

154 - Michael Obafemi is currently averaging a goal every 154 minutes played, and his shot accuracy of 70 per cent is the highest in the Swans squad.

449 - Swansea completed 449 of 540 passes at the weekend, with the home side completing just 295 of 398.