11 - No team in English top-flight history has scored fewer goals in their opening 23 games than Aston Villa have this season. Absence. 2 hours ago

5 - Five of Swansea's last nine goals recorded away from home in all competitions have come in the final 15 minutes. Smug. 7 hours ago

1 - Swansea City scored with their first shot on target against Southampton. Clinical. 7 hours ago

4 - Four of Swansea's last eight goals recorded away from home in all competitions have come in the final 15 minutes. Anticipation. 7 hours ago

13 - Ronald Koeman has won as many Premier League games as Garry Monk despite managing 14 games fewer (13). Triskaidekaphobia. 9 hours ago

7 - Southampton have kept seven clean sheets in their last 11 Premier League matches at St Mary’s. Saintly. 9 hours ago

4 - All four of the goals Mesut Özil has been involved in this PL season have been against Aston Villa (two goals, two assists). Villain. 10 hours ago

2 - Both of Mesut Özil's Premier League assists this season have come against Aston Villa. Favoured. 11 hours ago

5 - Olivier Giroud has now scored five goals in his last six Premier League appearances. Streak. 11 hours ago

522 - Aston Villa have gone 522 minutes of Premier League football since they last scored. Shy. 11 hours ago

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    Football goals scored

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  • 18,827

    Wickets taken

  • 7,324

    Rugby Union tries scored

  • 3,549

    Rugby League tries scored

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