FM Preview: Swansea City v Stoke City 02 Oct 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Swansea City 6 1 2 3 5 8 5
Stoke City 6 2 3 1 5 7 9

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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.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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