FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 14 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough 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 19 games played, Boro have recorded 5 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 9 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was more than a decade ago, in January 1995, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1994/1995Tue 17 JanMiddlesbrough1 - 2Swansea CityFAC
1994/1995Sat 07 JanSwansea City1 - 1MiddlesbroughFAC
1983/1984Fri 27 AprSwansea City2 - 1MiddlesbroughCHMP
1983/1984Sat 26 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 15 MaySwansea City1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
1981/1982Sat 13 FebMiddlesbrough1 - 1Swansea CityPREM
1980/1981Sat 03 JanSwansea City0 - 5MiddlesbroughFAC

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far. Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 1 matches.

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

Not a lot has been going right generally for Middlesbrough on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Swansea City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Middlesbrough Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.