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Swansea v Southampton Pre-Match Opta Stats

Swansea v Southampton Preview

Swansea have pulled away from the relegation zone since the turn of the year while Southampton are vying for a Europa Cup spot and that should be incentive enough for a Saints victory today against a resurgent Swansea side.


OPTA STATS

Southampton have won four and lost just one of the seven Barclays Premier League games against Swansea City.

Swansea have failed to score in all three Premier League meetings with Southampton at Liberty Stadium.

The Welsh side have scored just three goals in the seven Premier League encounters with Southampton in total and none during the first half.

Swansea have scored just two goals in the last six meetings with Saints, both being netted in the 83rd minute.

Swansea City have scored a league-low 10 goals in the second half of Premier League matches this season.

Southampton have scored a league-high 10 headed goals in the Premier League this season.

Five of the 13 goals scored from direct free-kicks in the Premier League this season have been in matches involving Swansea City (38%).

Fraser Forster has kept five Premier League clean sheets in a row in 2015/16 since coming back from injury and he has saved all 14 of the shots he’s faced in the competition this season.

Gylfi Sigurdsson has scored five goals in his last six Premier League appearances for Swansea, the same number as he managed in his previous 33 apps in the competition.

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