FM Preview: Bristol City v Swansea City 10 Apr 2010

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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 Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Swans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 19 and win only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
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
2005/2006Sat 28 JanBristol City1 - 0Swansea CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 10 SepSwansea City7 - 1Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Swans have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City's 56 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Swansea City's total of 65 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City632112911
Swansea City61236105

FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Swansea City on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Swans. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.