FM Preview: Sheffield United v Swansea City 18 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th December 2010
The game between Sheffield United and Swansea City in the Championship on Saturday, 18th December 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Swansea City face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane 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 10 and win only 2 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Swansea City||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Swansea City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 3||Swansea City||FAC|
|1988/1989||Sat 06 May||Sheff. Utd.||5 - 1||Swansea City||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Sat 03 Dec||Swansea City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
The away form of Swansea City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Swans, and 4 goals against.
Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 20 matches. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 37 points from 21 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 ...
Swansea City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Sheff. Utd.. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Swansea City||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
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