The key stats ahead of Swansea's clash with Tottenham

Swansea Fans

Ahead of Swansea's Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur, we bring you all the best Opta Stats.

Swansea will come into this game with optimism as they look to bounce back from last weekend's defeat at the hands of West Ham United. Garry Monk's side occupy eighth place, but a win here could see them move to seventh. 

Tottenham Hotspur, meanwhile, sit in 10th, two places and just one point behind their hosts for the weekend. The visitors are without a win in two games, having drawn with Crystal Palace, prior to a defeat against Chelsea.

Here at the top five statistics ahead of Sunday's encounter: 

1 - Swansea City have only lost once at home this season, 1-0 against Southampton when Wilfried Bony was sent off in the first half. The south Wales outfit have only conceded more than 1 goal in one home game this season, in the 2-2 draw against Newcastle United.

2 -  Nonetheless, Tottenham have never lost to Swansea on the six occasions they have met in the Premier League, winning five of them. While, the Lilywhites have won more points away than they have at home this season.

3 - Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony has netted seven times in his last nine Premier League appearances; he is the danger-man for the Swans in this clash. He is also the calendar year’s highest goal scorer in the English top flight, having notched 19 times in 2014. 

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Wilfried Bony Swansea 2014-2015 7 2 15

4 - Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson faces his old club on Sunday after he left London to return to the Welsh club last summer. He made 58 appearances in two seasons for Spurs, scoring eight goals and assisting four more. In two spells with Swansea he has made 33 appearances scoring nine and setting up 11 more.

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Gylfi Sigurdsson Swansea 2014-2015 8 2.6 15

5 - Tottenham have conceded six goals in the opening 15 minutes of matches this season, more than any other club. Swansea, meanwhile, are the only side yet to concede a goal in the opening 15 minutes of a top flight game this term.

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