FM Preview: Swansea City v Leeds United 26 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th February 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Leeds United at 12:45 on Saturday, 26th February 2011 in the Championship.
Swansea City are ready to welcome Leeds United to Liberty Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Swans are clearly on top, winning 56.25% of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Liberty Stadium was more than three years back, in December 2007, as the Swans squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Swansea City||3-2||Leeds Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Leeds Utd.||2 - 0||Swansea City||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Mon 07 May||Swansea City||2 - 2||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Wed 15 Feb||Leeds Utd.||1 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Sat 16 Jan||Leeds Utd.||2 - 0||Swansea City||PREM|
|1981/1982||Sat 29 Aug||Swansea City||5 - 1||Leeds Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Swans, with 3 goals against.
Leeds Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Whites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Swansea City are holding the final promotion place in the Npower Championship, and have accumulated 59 points from the 33 games they have played so far. Leeds Utd.'s total of 54 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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 ...
The match against Leeds Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Swans in a close run game. Home Win
|Swansea City||8 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Leeds Utd.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.