FM Preview: Swansea City v Manchester City 11 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 10th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Manchester City at 14:00 on 11th March 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Swansea City v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 10 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 4 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 5 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1984, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Mon 15 Aug||Man. City||4 - 0||Swansea City||Premier League|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 5 against.
Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 27 matches.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 27 games giving them a return of 66 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Manchester City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Swansea City||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Manchester City||5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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