FM Preview: Fulham v Swansea City 17 Mar 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Fulham 6 3 1 2 9 6 10
Swansea City 6 3 1 2 8 7 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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