FM Preview: Swansea City v Stoke City 02 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 1st October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Swansea City and Stoke City at 15:00 on 2nd October 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Swansea City v Stoke City fixture
Swansea City play host to Stoke City at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Swans have recorded 14 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was more than a decade ago, in October 2000, the Swans carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2000/2001||Wed 07 Mar||Stoke City||1 - 2||Swansea City||League Division Two|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Swansea City||2-1||Stoke City||League Division Two|
|1998/1999||Sat 05 Dec||Swansea City||1 - 0||Stoke City||F.A. Cup|
|1992/1993||Tue 23 Mar||Swansea City||1 - 2||Stoke City||League Division Two|
|1992/1993||Sat 28 Nov||Stoke City||2 - 1||Swansea City||League Division Two|
|1991/1992||Sat 01 Feb||Stoke City||2 - 1||Swansea City||Third Division|
|1991/1992||Sat 19 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 1||Stoke City||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, During these games, Swans have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.
The Potters have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Swansea City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 6 matches.
Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 9 from their 6 games so far.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Liberty Stadium for the Swans and the Madmen are unable to see past Stoke City claiming victory in a close match.
|Swansea City||Unbeaten in the last 12 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Stoke City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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