FM Preview: Swansea City v Derby County 02 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 1st October 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Derby County at 15:00 on Saturday, 2nd October 2010 in the Championship.
Swansea City prepare to entertain Derby County at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Swans are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2009, the Swans carving out a narrow 1-0 victory 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 20 Feb||Derby County||0 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Fri 20 Nov||Swansea City||1-0||Derby County||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 03 Mar||Derby County||2 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 1||Derby County||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Wed 22 Sep||Derby County||3 - 1||Swansea City||LGEC|
|1999/2000||Tue 14 Sep||Swansea City||0 - 0||Derby County||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 23 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 1||Derby County||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Swans have smashed 12 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 1.
In complete contrast to Swansea City, Derby County are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 15 points from their 9 games so far. Derby County see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 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 good news for Swansea City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Swans. Home win
|Swansea City||Won 5 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 12 .
|Derby County||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.
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