FM Preview: Bristol City v Swansea City 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol City v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Swans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 5 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, the Robins carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Wed 10 NovSwansea City0 - 1Bristol CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 10 AprBristol City1 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
2009/2010Tue 15 SepSwansea City0 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 AprSwansea City1 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 06 DecBristol City0 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 07 AprBristol City0 - 0Swansea CityLGE1
2006/2007Sun 26 NovSwansea City0 - 0Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

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 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 47 points from 28 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City61235105
Swansea City631211510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Swans out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Swansea City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.