FM Preview: Arsenal v Swansea City 10 Sep 2011

Footymad preview History of the Arsenal v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City travel to take on Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 4 games.

The last time the two teams met at Arsenal was way back in the black-and-white days of January 1983, the Gunners carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a First Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1982/1983 Sat 01 Jan Arsenal 2-1 Swansea City First Division
1982/1983 Sat 20 Nov Swansea City 1 - 2 Arsenal First Division
1981/1982 Sat 27 Feb Arsenal 0 - 2 Swansea City First Division
1981/1982 Sat 10 Oct Swansea City 2 - 0 Arsenal First Division
1980/1981 Tue 02 Sep Arsenal 3 - 1 Swansea City League Cup
1980/1981 Tue 26 Aug Swansea City 1 - 1 Arsenal League Cup
1967/1968 Sat 17 Feb Swansea Tn. 0 - 1 Arsenal F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Swans have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 3 matches.

Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 2 points from their 3 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Arsenal 6 2 2 2 7 13 8
Swansea City 6 2 2 2 8 10 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Arsenal 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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