FM Preview: Portsmouth v Swansea City 23 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Swansea City at 15:00 on 23rd April 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Portsmouth v Swansea City fixture
Swansea City pack their bags to visit Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The previous match played between the two at Fratton Park was within the last three years, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Fri 26 Nov||Swansea City||1 - 2||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Portsmouth||0-2||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
|1983/1984||Sat 12 May||Portsmouth||5 - 0||Swansea City||Second Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 17 Dec||Swansea City||1 - 2||Portsmouth||Second Division|
|1977/1978||Tue 20 Dec||Swansea City||2 - 1||Portsmouth||F.A. Cup|
|1977/1978||Sat 17 Dec||Portsmouth||2 - 2||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
|1971/1972||Sat 05 Feb||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Swansea City||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Swans's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 55 points from their 42 games played so far,
Swansea City's total of 70 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Swans out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Portsmouth. Away win
|Portsmouth||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Swansea City||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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