FM Preview: Swansea City v Bolton Wanderers 29 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Swansea City v Bolton Wanderers fixture

Swansea City play host to Bolton Wanderers at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Swans are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 15 games.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1992, with Bolton Wanderers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Swans in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1992/1993 Mon 12 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 3 - 1 Swansea City League Division Two
1992/1993 Mon 28 Dec Swansea City 1-2 Bolton Wdrs. League Division Two
1991/1992 Tue 07 Apr Bolton Wdrs. 0 - 0 Swansea City Third Division
1991/1992 Sat 24 Aug Swansea City 1 - 1 Bolton Wdrs. Third Division
1990/1991 Sat 04 May Swansea City 1 - 2 Bolton Wdrs. Third Division
1990/1991 Sat 27 Oct Bolton Wdrs. 1 - 0 Swansea City Third Division
1989/1990 Sat 05 May Swansea City 0 - 0 Bolton Wdrs. Third Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Swans have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.

Bolton Wanderers have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 9 matches.

Bolton Wanderers are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 6 points from their 9 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swansea City 6 2 1 3 9 10 7
Bolton Wanderers 6 2 0 4 7 13 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Swans to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Bolton Wanderers 13 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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