FM Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Swansea City 26 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 25th December 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City at 13:00 on Sunday, 26th December 2010 in the Championship.
Swansea City face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Swans have drawn 9 of the 17 contests, but lost the remainder.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 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||Tue 19 Oct||Swansea City||0 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Q.P.R.||1 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Q.P.R.||1 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Swansea City||0 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 24 Aug||Q.P.R.||3 - 0||Swansea City||LGEC|
|2001/2002||Sun 18 Nov||Swansea City||4 - 0||Q.P.R.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Queens Park Rangers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 7 conceded.
The Swans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Swans, and 4 goals against.
Q.P.R. are leading the way in the Npower Championship, with their 21 games giving them a return of 41 points. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 37 points from 22 games.
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 ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Swans could well see them head back from Loftus Road with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Q.P.R.||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Swansea City||No win in the 2 most recent games.|