FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Swansea City 20 Nov 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th November 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Doncaster Rovers and Swansea City at 15:00 on Saturday, 20th November 2010 in the Championship.
Swansea City face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Swans have recorded 8 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 02 May||Swansea City||0 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 29 Sep||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Swansea City||3 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 01 Nov||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Fri 25 Jan||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 4||Swansea City||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 2||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 2||Swansea City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Swans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Doncaster Rvs. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 17 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Swans's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Doncaster Rvs., believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Doncaster Rvs.||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Swansea City||16 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.