Vital Statistics | West Bromwich Albion

3rd October 2022
First team
West Brom away Olivier Ntcham

Swansea City made it back-to-back wins in the Championship thanks to a stirring late fightback against West Bromwich Albion at the weekend.

Here, we look at some of the key facts and figures from the game.

2 – A Swansea keeper made a penalty save in an away win for the second time this season, with Andy Fisher having done so against Blackpool prior to Steven Benda’s stop at West Brom.

2 – Ryan Manning made the most key passes of any Swansea player with two, only West Brom’s Grady Diangana (three) managed more on the day.

3 – The Swans have now won three of their last four games, and taken 10 points from a possible 15.

4 – Olivier Ntcham’s goal and assist off the bench mean he has four goal involvements so far this season, a tally only matched by Joel Piroe (four).

4 – Including his penalty save, Benda made four stops in total at The Hawthorns.

8 – Eight of the players who featured for the Swans on Saturday were aged 23 and under, while Benda turned 24 on the day of the game.

West Brom away Steven Benda

12 – No player made more clearances than Ben Cabango’s tally of 12, while the centre-half was successful in all of the five tackles he made.

12 – No Swansea player made more defensive pressures than Matty Sorinola’s tally of 12. Captain Matt Grimes (11) and Ollie Cooper (10) were also in double figures.

14 – Michael Obafemi’s late winner was his 14th goal since joining Swansea City.

24.6 – The average age of Swansea’s starting line-up was 24.6 years, making the XI selected by Russell Martin the youngest in any of the weekend’s Championship fixtures.