FM Preview: Liverpool v Swansea City 05 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Liverpool and Swansea City at 15:00 on 5th November 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Liverpool v Swansea City fixture
Swansea City travel to take on Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 12 of the 15 occasions the two teams have clashed.
The last time the two teams met at Liverpool was amazingly over twenty years ago, in January 1990, with Liverpool annihilating their visitors 8 - 0 in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1989/1990||Tue 09 Jan||Liverpool||8 - 0||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
|1989/1990||Sat 06 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 0||Liverpool||F.A. Cup|
|1982/1983||Sat 09 Apr||Liverpool||3 - 0||Swansea City||First Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 18 Sep||Swansea City||0 - 3||Liverpool||First Division|
|1981/1982||Tue 16 Feb||Swansea City||2 - 0||Liverpool||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 02 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 4||Liverpool||F.A. Cup|
|1981/1982||Sat 03 Oct||Liverpool||2 - 2||Swansea City||First Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of Swansea City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Swans have hit 5 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 18 points from their 10 games so far.
Swansea City's 12 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Reds, as the Swans have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Liverpool||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Swansea City||Not won in previous 6 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here