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:|
|1982/1983||Sat 05 Mar||Southampton||2 - 1||Swansea City||PREM|
|1982/1983||Sat 23 Oct||Swansea City||3 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
|1981/1982||Tue 13 Apr||Swansea City||1 - 0||Southampton||PREM|
|1981/1982||Mon 28 Dec||Southampton||3 - 1||Swansea City||PREM|
|1964/1965||Sat 10 Apr||Southampton||3 - 1||Swansea Tn.||CHMP|
|1964/1965||Sat 28 Nov||Swansea Tn.||3 - 3||Southampton||CHMP|
|1963/1964||Tue 03 Mar||Swansea Tn.||6 - 0||Southampton||CHMP|
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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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
|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.