Vital Statistics | Queens Park Rangers

23rd August 2019
First team
Andre Ayew

Swansea City picked up their third league win of the season at QPR. Here we look at the key facts and figures from the game.

1 – This was the first game Swansea have won this season without conceding the first goal.

3 – This was Swansea’s third league away win of 2019, the other having come at Reading and Ipswich last season.

4 – Borja Baston has four goals in four league appearances this season, his best-ever start to a season in senior football.

5 – The Swans have now won five of their last seven games against QPR.

9 – Swansea City are unbeaten in nine Championship games stretching back to the defeat at QPR in April.

Steve Cooper

10 – Swansea have 10 points on the board, the best start to a season in terms of points in the club’s history.

Three points for a win was introduced in English football in 1981, meaning any side winning all of their first four games prior to that date would only have picked up eight points.

11 – Borja Baston’s penalty was the first Swansea had been awarded in 11 games. The last had been against Middlesbrough, when Matt Grimes found the net.

41 - This is Swansea City's best start to a season in terms of results since 1978, before head coach Steve Cooper was even born.

50 – Andre Ayew made his 50th appearance across his two spells with Swansea City.

50 - Borja has scored with four of his eight shots on target this season, a success rate of 50 per cent.

466 – This was Ayew’s first start for Swansea City since May 13, 2018, a gap of 466 days.