FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 12 September 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Swansea City fixture

Crystal Palace play host to Swansea City at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 6 games played, Eagles have recorded 2 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 1 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was amazingly over twenty years ago, in May 1984, with Crystal Palace running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1983/1984Sat 05 MayCrystal Palace2-0Swansea CityCHMP
1983/1984Sat 03 DecSwansea City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
1979/1980Mon 14 JanSwansea City2 - 1Crystal PalaceFAC
1979/1980Tue 08 JanCrystal Palace3 - 3Swansea CityFAC
1979/1980Sat 05 JanSwansea City2 - 2Crystal PalaceFAC
1964/1965Sat 19 DecCrystal Palace3 - 3Swansea Tn.CHMP
1964/1965Sat 29 AugSwansea Tn.2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Eagles have scored 10 and conceded 3 during this period.

The Swans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.

Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 2 points from their 4 games thus far. Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 7 from their 4 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace61234115
Swansea City64119513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Swansea City will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Swansea City 5 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.