FM Preview: Burnley v Swansea City 16 Apr 2011

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor 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 taste defeat on 12 occasions, and draw 7, from the 21 games played.

The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Swansea City 1 - 0 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 10 Jan Burnley 0 - 2 Swansea City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Swansea City 1 - 1 Burnley Championship
1995/1996 Sat 16 Dec Swansea City 2 - 4 Burnley League Division Two
1995/1996 Sat 30 Sep Burnley 3 - 0 Swansea City League Division Two
1993/1994 Sat 16 Apr Burnley 1 - 1 Swansea City League Division Two
1993/1994 Tue 02 Nov Swansea City 3 - 1 Burnley League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Burnley's 57 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 70 points from 41 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 0 1 5 3 15 1
Swansea City 6 2 2 2 10 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Swansea City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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