Vital Statistics | Swansea City v Cardiff City

24th October
First team
Matt Grimes Cardiff

Following Swansea City's victory over Cardiff City, we take a look at some of the key facts and figures from the south Wales derby.

1 – Swansea City have become the first side to win three league meetings between the sides in succession.

1 – This is Swansea City’s best run in the history of the south Wales derby. Never before have the Swans gone through a sequence of eight derbies and suffered just one defeat in that time.

3 – Michael Obafemi has scored three south Wales derby goals, putting him joint-sixth on the all-time list alongside the likes of Nathan Dyer and Darren Pratley.

3 – Ollie Cooper has scored in each of his last three home appearances for Swansea City.

4 – Swansea City have won four games in a row on home soil, and seven of their last nine overall in the Championship.

5 – Matt Grimes now has five assists to his name this season, more than any other Swansea player. Four of those have come in his last five appearances.

6 – Luke Cundle has a 100 per cent record of six wins from six appearances for Swansea City.

Ollie Cooper scores against Cardiff City

7 – Callum Robinson’s seventh minute red card was the fastest sending off in the Championship so far this season.

15 – Swansea City have scored 15 goals across the last eight derbies, conceding just one goal in that time.

22.8 – Swansea’s starting line-up had an average age of 22.8 years, which was again the youngest in the Championship over the weekend. During the 2022-23 season to date Swansea are responsible for three of the four youngest line-ups fielded in the second tier.

83 – Swansea City’s 83 per cent of possession during the 90 minutes was their highest tally so far this season, as was their 709 attempted passes.

126 – Matt Grimes completed 126 passes in his man-of-the-match display, Cardiff as a team managed just 84.

725 – Swansea have not conceded a south Wales derby goal from open play in 725 minutes of action.