Agbonlahor has so far converted 20% of his 30 shots into goals
Aston Villa vs Swansea 2015
Aston Villa Stat Attack
Villa will hope that they can continue their good run of form by picking up their third win on the bounce in the league, and making it nine points from a possible nine.
Villa are one of only four teams in the league to have won all of their games in March so far, with the others being Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United. The Villans will hope that another three points will help shift them further up the table and give them another boost in their bid to avoid relegation.
Villa will be hoping for a big performance from their ever-impressive American international keeper Brad Guzan this weekend.
The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index can reveal that Guzan has already racked up 87 saves so far this season, at an average of 2.29 saves per goal conceded. He is looking for back-to-back clean sheets, and will hope that will be enough for deliver all three points for the home side.
At the back, Alan Hutton is available again for selection, but will Sherwood drop Leandro Bacuna who has impressed since Hutton’s been suspended?
The EA SPORTS player Performance Index can reveal that Hutton has won 45 tackles so far this year, 78.9% of his overall tally, also making 90 clearances, 32 interceptions and 15 blocks. He will need to be in top form and adding to those statistics to help keep Swansea at bay.
Up top, Villa will be looking to utilise the pace of Gabriel Agbonlahor. The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index can reveal that the English striker has hit a top speed of 34.87km/h, and that pace will prove a major threat. Agbonlahor has so far converted 20% of his 30 shots into goals and will be looking to add a seventh to his tally this weekend.
Swansea Stat Attack
Swansea have suffered back to back defeats to high-flying Liverpool and Tottenham but will be hoping to bounce back to winning ways this weekend.
The league’s only Welsh side will be hoping that a win will see them leap frog Stoke above them to help them re-gain eighth spot, with a potential late bid for European football next season in the offing.
The Swans will be hoping that their keeper Lukasz Fabianski can deliver a first class performance this weekend to help keep Villa at bay. The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index can reveal that he has made 96 saves already this season, at an average of 2.53 saves per goal conceded. He will hope to further extend that ration by keeping his second clean sheet in four this weekend.
At the back, Ashley Williams continues to marshal the backline, and will hope to do exactly that once more this weekend.
The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index demonstrates just how crucial he is to his side, having won 31 tackles, 68.9% of his overall tally, made 324 clearances, 79 interceptions and 30 blocks. He will need to be as solid as ever this weekend if the Swans are to ensure another clean sheet.
In the middle of the park, Ki Sung-Yeung is adding another dimension to the Swansea engine room, and his fitness is paying dividends. The EA SPORTS Player Performance Index can reveal that he has covered a squad best 288.76km already this season, helping him get around the pitch and making 58 interceptions.
Off the ball, he has won 40 tackles, 67.8% of his overall tally, and on it he has completed a squad best 503 passes in the opposition area and chipped in with six goals.
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