FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 24 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Southampton fixture

Southampton travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Saints have recorded 6 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 13 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1982, as the Swans edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a First Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1982/1983Sat 05 MarSouthampton2 - 1Swansea CityPREM
1982/1983Sat 23 OctSwansea City3 - 2SouthamptonPREM
1981/1982Tue 13 AprSwansea City1 - 0SouthamptonPREM
1981/1982Mon 28 DecSouthampton3 - 1Swansea CityPREM
1964/1965Sat 10 AprSouthampton3 - 1Swansea Tn.CHMP
1964/1965Sat 28 NovSwansea Tn.3 - 3SouthamptonCHMP
1963/1964Tue 03 MarSwansea Tn.6 - 0SouthamptonCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Swans score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Southampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Southampton have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Swansea City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Southampton Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.