FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 13 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Eagles.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in December 1983, the Swans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 13 SepCrystal Palace2 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Swans, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Swansea City, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Eagles have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 57 points from their 37 games so far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 36 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City6231979
Crystal Palace61144104

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 Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.