FM Preview: Newcastle United v Swansea City 17 Dec 2011

Last updated : 16 December 2011

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City pack their bags to visit Newcastle United at St. James' Park 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 11 and win only 3 of the 17 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in November 2009, with Newcastle United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Swansea City 1 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Newcastle Utd. 3-0 Swansea City Championship
1994/1995 Sat 28 Jan Newcastle Utd. 3 - 0 Swansea City F.A. Cup
1983/1984 Sat 31 Mar Newcastle Utd. 2 - 0 Swansea City Second Division
1983/1984 Sun 16 Oct Swansea City 1 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Second Division
1980/1981 Sat 13 Dec Swansea City 4 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Second Division
1980/1981 Sat 18 Oct Newcastle Utd. 1 - 2 Swansea City Second Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

In complete contrast to Newcastle United, Swansea City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Swans have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 26 points from their 15 games so far.

Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 17 points from their 15 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 2 1 3 9 13 7
Swansea City 6 2 2 2 7 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Swansea City Not won in previous 8 away matches.

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