FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Swansea City 12 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 11th February 2011
The game between Middlesbrough and Swansea City in the Championship on Saturday, 12th February 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Swansea City face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Saturday 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 12 and win only 3 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 14 Nov||Swansea City||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 3||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Tue 17 Jan||Middlesbrough||1 - 2||Swansea City||FAC|
|1994/1995||Sat 07 Jan||Swansea City||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|1983/1984||Fri 27 Apr||Swansea City||2 - 1||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 26 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough 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, 7 to 5.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Swans's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Middlesbrough are currently lying in 19th place in Npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 33 from their 29 matches played. Swansea City's total of 50 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Swans has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Middlesbrough. Away win
|Middlesbrough||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
|Swansea City||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|
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