Vital Statistics | The season so far

7th December 2022
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Birmingham away Olivier Ntcham celebration

As Swansea City prepare to return to Championship action against Norwich on Saturday, we assess some of the key facts and figures from the season so far, including the Swans strong run between September and November.

1.8 – Swansea have averaged 1.8 points per game over the last 12 league games. If they replicated that accumulation over a full season they would end up with 84 points.

3 – The Swans have conceded the third-fewest amount of shots in the Championship, only Middlesbrough and West Brom have conceded fewer.

4 – The four youngest teams in terms of players used in Championship fixtures this season all belong the Swansea City. Those selections came in the games against Wigan, Reading, Cardiff City and Bristol City.

8 – Swansea’s average of 1.24 goals per league game is the eighth-best such tally in the second tier.

8 – Swansea were 16th in the table and three points off the top six during the September international break, when the World Cup break began that had climbed eight places and were level on points with the top six.

11 – In their 21 league games this season, Swansea have had 11 different goalscorers. Joel Piroe, Michael Obafemi, Ollie Cooper, Olivier Ntcham, Ryan Manning, Matty Sorinola, Harry Darling, Ben Cabango, Jay Fulton, Matt Grimes and Luke Cundle have all found the net.

South Wales derby cele

13 – Swansea’s tally of 13 points from their last five home games can only be bettered by Blackburn and Burnley (both 15).

22 – Over the last dozen Championship games, Swansea City have collected 22 points. Only Burnley (27) and Coventry (26) can better that tally over the same period.

53 – Swansea have the highest ball in play time in fixtures involving Championship teams, with an average of just shy of 53 minutes of live play.

86 – No Championship side has a better pass completion percentage than Swansea’s tally of 86.

612 – Swansea are also averaging the most completed passes per game, their current average of 612 makes them the only team in the division with a figure above 600.

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