Vital Statistics | Northampton

14th August 2019
First team
Jordon Garrick and Andre Ayew

Swansea City advanced to the second round of the Carabao Cup as they fought back from a goal down to beat Northampton 3-1.

Here are the key facts and figures from the evening.

4 – There were four Swansea City debuts made on Tuesday night as Ben Cabango, Ben Wilmot, Jordon Garrick and Kees de Boer made their bows against the Cobblers.

7 – Seven players in the Swans matchday squad have come through to first-team level after playing for the club’s age-grade sides.

9 – Nine of the matchday squad were aged 23 and under. Only three players were 30 or over.

Kyle Naughton

10 – David Cornell had a fine night in goal for the visitors. His showing came almost exactly 10 years after his sole Swansea City appearance at the Liberty against Scunthorpe in the same competition.

15 – Andre Ayew made his first Swansea City appearance in 15 months, having last featured in the 2-1 defeat to Stoke on the last day of the 2017-18 season.

78 – The combined age of the quartet of Swansea City debutants was just 78.

150 – Kyle Naughton made his 150th appearance for Swansea City, and skippered the side to mark the milestone.

1,185 – Ayew’s brace were his first Swansea goals since his strike in a Liberty Stadium draw against Manchester City in May 2016, some 1,185 days previous.