FM Preview: Manchester City v Swansea City 15 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 14th August 2011
The game between Manchester City and Swansea City in the Premier League on 15th August 2011 at 20:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Manchester City v Swansea City fixture
Manchester City play host to Swansea City at City of Manchester Stadium on Monday evening, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Sky Blues have tasted victory on 8 of the 10 occasions the teams have met.
The last time the two teams met at Manchester City was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1983, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1983/1984||Sat 07 Apr||Swansea City||0 - 2||Man. City||Second Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 08 Oct||Man. City||2-1||Swansea City||Second Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 12 Mar||Swansea City||4 - 1||Man. City||First Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 30 Oct||Man. City||2 - 1||Swansea City||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 17 Apr||Swansea City||2 - 0||Man. City||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 21 Nov||Man. City||4 - 0||Swansea City||First Division|
|1964/1965||Sat 06 Feb||Man. City||1 - 0||Swansea Tn.||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Sky Blues have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
In complete contrast to Manchester City, Swansea City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Sky Blues to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Manchester City||Won 10 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
|Swansea City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
8 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here