FM Preview: Swansea City v Arsenal 15 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 14th January 2012
The game between Swansea City and Arsenal in the Premier League on 15th January 2012 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Swansea City v Arsenal fixture
Swansea City play host to Arsenal at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon,
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was way back in the black-and-white days of November 1982, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Swans in a First Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Arsenal||1 - 0||Swansea City||Premier League|
|1982/1983||Sat 01 Jan||Arsenal||2 - 1||Swansea City||First Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 20 Nov||Swansea City||1-2||Arsenal||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 27 Feb||Arsenal||0 - 2||Swansea City||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 10 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 0||Arsenal||First Division|
|1980/1981||Tue 02 Sep||Arsenal||3 - 1||Swansea City||League Cup|
|1980/1981||Tue 26 Aug||Swansea City||1 - 1||Arsenal||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Swans score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 23 points from their 20 games played so far,
Arsenal's total of 36 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Swansea City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Swansea City||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Arsenal||11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here