FM Preview: Swansea City v Middlesbrough 14 Nov 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 13th November 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Middlesbrough at 15:00 on Sunday, 14th November 2010 in the Championship.
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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Swansea City||0-3||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Tue 17 Jan||Middlesbrough||1 - 2||Swansea City||FAC|
|1994/1995||Sat 07 Jan||Swansea City||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|1983/1984||Fri 27 Apr||Swansea City||2 - 1||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 26 Nov||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1981/1982||Sat 15 May||Swansea City||1 - 2||Middlesbrough||PREM|
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.
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 ...
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
|Swansea City||Not drawn a match in their last 5 .|
|Middlesbrough||9 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.