FM Preview: Swansea City v Preston North End 14 Aug 2010

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History of the Swansea City v Preston North End fixture

Swansea City prepare to entertain Preston North End at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 19 wins out of 29 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Swansea City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 06 FebSwansea City2-0Preston N.E.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 12 SepPreston N.E.2 - 0Swansea CityCHMP
2008/2009Tue 27 JanSwansea City4 - 1Preston N.E.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 30 SepPreston N.E.0 - 2Swansea CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 JanSwansea City2 - 1Preston N.E.FAC
1992/1993Tue 27 AprSwansea City2 - 0Preston N.E.LGE1
1992/1993Tue 09 MarPreston N.E.1 - 3Swansea CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 3 conceded.

The away form of Preston N.E. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the North End have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 0 points from their 1 games thus far. Preston N.E. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 0 points from 1 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City6213667
Preston N.E.621310107

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Preston N.E. 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

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Preston N.E. Last drawn game 5 outings ago.