FM Preview: Swansea City v Crystal Palace 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, Eagles have recorded 1 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctCrystal Palace0 - 3Swansea CityCHMP
2009/2010Tue 09 FebCrystal Palace0 - 1Swansea CityCHMP
2009/2010Mon 28 DecSwansea City0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Sat 14 MarSwansea City1 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCrystal Palace2 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
1983/1984Sat 05 MayCrystal Palace2 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
1983/1984Sat 03 DecSwansea City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 3 conceded.

In complete contrast to Swansea City, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Eagles have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 43 points from 26 games. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 25 points from their 25 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City6303779
Crystal Palace6123395

FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Swansea City. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.