Vital Statistics | Norwich City v Swansea City

24th April 2023
First team
Liam Cullen Norwich cele

Swansea City made it four in a row as they defeated Norwich City at Carrow Road. Here, we have a look at some of the key facts and figures from the game.

2 – Swansea have won four games in a row for the second time this season. Last achieving the feat in wins over Hull, West Brom, Watford and Sunderland in the autumn.

4 – Sam McCallum became the fourth opposition player to be sent off against Swansea this season. Callum Robinson (Cardiff), Luke O’Nien (Sunderland) and Charlie Patino (Blackpool) are the other three.

6 – Six of Olivier Ntcham’s seven goals this season have come away from the Stadium.

7 – Swansea’s seven-match unbeaten run is their longest of the season.

9 – Ryan Manning’s assists for the first two goals took his tally to nine for the season, the most of any player in the Swansea squad.

15 – This was Swansea’s first victory at Norwich since a 3-2 Championship win in November 2008.

15 - Swansea have won 15 of the 20 league games in which they have scored the first goal this season.

Norwich red card

31Swansea City have scored 31 first-half goals in 44 games, only Burnley (32) have scored more in the Championship this season.

35 – Liam Cullen’s nine goals this season have come from just 26 total shots, giving him a conversion rate of 35 per cent. The best such percentage in the Swansea squad.

62 – Victory moved Swansea City on to 62 points, surpassing last season’s tally of 61 with two games still to go.

100 – This was Swansea’s biggest win at Norwich in 100 years, going back to a 4-1 win in February 1923. It was also their biggest-ever win at Carrow Road since the Canaries moved there in 1935.

143 - Ben Cabango completed 143 passes against the Canaries, the most by any player in a Championship match this season.

888 – Swansea City completed 888 passes during Saturday’s victory, the most in any game under Russell Martin and the most in the Championship over the last two seasons. Swansea completed 603 passes in the second half alone.

888 -  That tally is the second-highest number of passes completed in a league fixture in any of Europe's top-five divisions or the Championship since the start of the 2021-22 season. Only Napoli have managed more (895), in a Serie A game against Salernitana in January 2022.

942Swansea City attempted 942 passes, the highest total by any team in a single match in the Championship this season.

4,000 – Matt Grimes passed through the 4,000 barrier for passes attempted this season, moving to 4,023. Incredibly, he has completed 3,660 of them, meaning only 363 of his passes have not found the intended recipient over the campaign to date.