FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City 03 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Blackburn Rovers v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City travel to take on Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 14 out of 18 times.

The last time the two teams met at Blackburn Rovers was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1984, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Second Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1983/1984 Wed 07 Mar Blackburn R. 4-1 Swansea City Second Division
1983/1984 Sat 29 Oct Swansea City 0 - 1 Blackburn R. Second Division
1980/1981 Sat 04 Apr Swansea City 2 - 0 Blackburn R. Second Division
1980/1981 Sat 01 Nov Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Swansea City Second Division
1972/1973 Sat 17 Mar Blackburn R. 3 - 0 Swansea City Third Division
1972/1973 Sat 21 Oct Swansea City 2 - 2 Blackburn R. Third Division
1971/1972 Tue 04 Apr Swansea City 0 - 1 Blackburn R. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Rovers have scored 12, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Swansea City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Swans have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blackburn Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 13 games have yielded only 7 points.

Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 14 points from their 13 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackburn Rovers 6 1 2 3 11 15 5
Swansea City 6 1 3 2 6 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Swans have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackburn Rovers 10 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Swansea City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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