• Sunderland conceded seven goals to Swansea last season, only Arsenal and Tottenham scored as many against the Black Cats.
  • Along with Liverpool, Swansea are one of two teams yet to draw this season. Sunderland have drawn a league-high four times this term.
  • After winning four games in a row in April/May, Sunderland have now gone six games without a victory (L2 D4).
  • Sunderland have kept three clean sheets in four Premier League home games against Welsh sides.
  • Swansea have kept only three clean sheets in their last 18 Premier League games.
  • Jonjo Shelvey has been booked in three of his five Premier League appearances this season.
  • Swansea have won just eight corners in five league games this season.
  • Gylfi Sigurdsson has assisted four Premier League goals this season; he has never recorded more than four in a single campaign in England.
  • Garry Monk's Premier League win percentage of 42% is better than Brendan Rodgers (32%) or Michael Laudrup (27%) recorded for the Swans.
  • Gus Poyet's win percentage of 28% at Sunderland is level with former Black Cats managers Steve Bruce and Roy Keane. Peter Reid (33%) and Martin O'Neill (29%) are the only bosses with a higher rate.