FM Preview: Manchester City v Swansea City 15 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City travel to take on Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Monday evening, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have tasted victory on only 1 occasions from the 10 previous games.

The last time the two teams met at Manchester City was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1983, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Second Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1983/1984 Sat 07 Apr Swansea City 0 - 2 Man. City Second Division
1983/1984 Sat 08 Oct Man. City 2-1 Swansea City Second Division
1982/1983 Sat 12 Mar Swansea City 4 - 1 Man. City First Division
1982/1983 Sat 30 Oct Man. City 2 - 1 Swansea City First Division
1981/1982 Sat 17 Apr Swansea City 2 - 0 Man. City First Division
1981/1982 Sat 21 Nov Man. City 4 - 0 Swansea City First Division
1964/1965 Sat 06 Feb Man. City 1 - 0 Swansea Tn. Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Sky Blues have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

In complete contrast to Manchester City, Swansea City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 4 0 2 10 5 12
Swansea City 6 5 1 0 17 4 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the Swans have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 10 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
Swansea City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
8 games since last defeat.

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