Stat Attack: Norwich City v Swansea City

Sebastien Bassong ranks second in the Player Performance Index for clearances with 75.

Sebastien Bassong ranks second in the Player Performance Index for clearances with 75. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City's Robert Snodgrass has retained his place at the top of the EA Sports Player Performance Index for crosses delivered this season with 119.

Only one Swansea player – Ashley Williams – ranks in the top 60 for clearances this season, a possible weakness that Snodgrass may look to exploit at Carrow Road tomorrow.

Given the array of attacking talent on display for Swansea, defender Sébastien Bassong's ability to intervene at key moments will be vital. He ranks second in the Player Performance Index for clearances with 75.

Expect Norwich's Bradley Johnson to have his work cut out for him this weekend. Swansea's technical midfielders will be looking to dominate possession and Johnson will most likely be called upon to add to his 177 defensive contributions to break up their play.

Despite taking the Premier League by storm, Swansea forward Michu has been surprisingly inaccurate with some of his attempts on goal. His technique and movement has been rightly praised, but how many more goals could he could have scored had he not been off target with 49.5 per cent of his 85 efforts?

Swansea skipper Williams' instinctive ability to read the game has seen him attract interest from numerous Premier League clubs, with the Welshman currently first on the Player Performance Index for interceptions with 202. He remains the only Premier League player to break the 200 mark this season.

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