Vital Statistics | Queens Park Rangers
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.
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.