FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Swansea City 05 Mar 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th March 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Scunthorpe United and Swansea City at 15:00 on 5th March 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Scunthorpe United v Swansea City fixture
Swansea City face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Swans have recorded 7 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Swansea City||2 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Swansea City||3 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||0 - 2||Swansea City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 25 Aug||Swansea City||1 - 2||Scunthorpe U.||League Cup|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||Swansea City||0 - 2||Scunthorpe U.||League One|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Swansea City||League One|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||2 - 2||Swansea City||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Scunthorpe United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Iron have scored 6, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
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 Swans's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 31 points from their 33 games thus far.
Swansea City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 62 points from the 34 games they have 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 ...
Although Swansea City have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Scunthorpe United. Away win
|Scunthorpe United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Swansea City||3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
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