FM Preview: Newcastle United v Swansea City 17 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th December 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Newcastle United and Swansea City at 15:00 on 17th December 2011 in the Premier League.
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
|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
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 Magpies, as the Swans have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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