FM Preview: Swansea City v Barnsley 17 Apr 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th April 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Barnsley at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th April 2010 in the Championship.
Swansea City prepare to entertain Barnsley at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 23 wins out of 32 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was just last season, in December 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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 19 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Mon 13 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 3||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 09 Dec||Swansea City||2-2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 May||Barnsley||2 - 2||Swansea City||D2PO|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Barnsley||2 - 2||Swansea City||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Swansea City||3 - 1||Barnsley||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Sat 10 Mar||Swansea City||1 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City's total of 65 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 53 points from their 43 games played so far,
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 ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Swans's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Barnsley. Home Win
|Swansea City||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Barnsley||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 4 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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