FM Preview: Fulham v Swansea City 17 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Fulham and Swansea City at 15:00 on 17th March 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Fulham v Swansea City fixture
Swansea City pack their bags to visit Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have tasted victory on only 4 occasions from the 30 previous games.
The previous match played between the two at Craven Cottage was more than three years back, in February 2009, the Cottagers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Dec||Swansea City||2 - 0||Fulham||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Tue 24 Feb||Fulham||2-1||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Swansea City||1 - 1||Fulham||F.A. Cup|
|1996/1997||Tue 11 Feb||Fulham||2 - 1||Swansea City||League Division Three|
|1996/1997||Sat 14 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 2||Fulham||League Division Three|
|1995/1996||Sat 11 Nov||Fulham||7 - 0||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
|1993/1994||Sat 07 May||Swansea City||2 - 1||Fulham||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Fulham are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Cottagers have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 5.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Fulham's 36 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Swans, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw
|Fulham||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Swansea City||9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here