FM Preview: Leicester City v Swansea City 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Monday 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 8 and win only 2 of the 15 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Foxes carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctSwansea City2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 16 JanSwansea City1 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 02 JanLeicester City2 - 1Swansea CityFAC
2009/2010Sat 08 AugLeicester City2 - 1Swansea CityCHMP
1986/1987Wed 08 OctLeicester City4 - 2Swansea CityLGEC
1986/1987Tue 23 SepSwansea City0 - 2Leicester CityLGEC
1979/1980Wed 20 FebLeicester City1 - 1Swansea CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Foxes, with 5 goals against.

The Swans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 32 points from their 25 games played so far, Swansea City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 43 points from the 25 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City621310117
Swansea City63126710

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swansea City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.