FM Preview: Swansea City v Middlesbrough 14 Nov 2010

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History of the Swansea City v Middlesbrough fixture

Swansea City prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Swans have recorded 9 wins, and Middlesbrough have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was just last season, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 23 JanMiddlesbrough1 - 1Swansea CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 15 AugSwansea City0-3MiddlesbroughCHMP
1994/1995Tue 17 JanMiddlesbrough1 - 2Swansea CityFAC
1994/1995Sat 07 JanSwansea City1 - 1MiddlesbroughFAC
1983/1984Fri 27 AprSwansea City2 - 1MiddlesbroughCHMP
1983/1984Sat 26 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
1981/1982Sat 15 MaySwansea City1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Swans score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Boro have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 29 points from 16 games. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 16 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Swans being in decent shape at home at the moment, I am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Middlesbrough 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.