In November, Swansea Had Less Shorts On Target Than Kurt Zouma
If you can find a more utterly insane statistic than this one, then you've done very well for yourself.
In the month of November, in Premier League games, Swansea City's team recorded less shots on target than Stoke City defender Kurt Zouma.
Here's Zouma busting out a trick in France training:
As revealed by football writer Daniel Storey on Twitter, the struggling Swans had a measly total of four shots on goal, one less than Chelsea's on loan centre-back Zouma, who amassed five and scored against Brighton in a 2-2 draw on 4 November.
It's utter madness, isn't it? Fair enough if it Swansea had less shots on target than a top attacker in the league, but you don't expect Kurt Zouma to have more efforts on goal than you in a whole month of action.
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But it highlights just how bad Swansea have been of late, and on the season on the whole. Paul Clement stepped in at the Liberty Stadium in January, collecting 26 points from 18 games and steering the club away from relegation. He was nominated for the Manager of the Season award, but it's been a completely different story this season.
It's been a frustrating season for everyone connected with Swansea. Image: PA
Following a poor transfer window, where they sold key players Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente, they currently lie in 19th place after just two wins. They've lost seven games and only scored the same amount of goals in their 14 outings.
Moreover, the Swans failed to find the net in the entirety of November, losing three games and drawing 0-0 with Bournemouth.
While they have a goalscorer in Tammy Abraham, the team really aren't offering much going forward and things are looking very bleak at the moment. Clement is under serious pressure and it wouldn't be a major surprise if he was the next manager to get the boot.