FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Swansea City 04 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the West Bromwich Albion v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City pack their bags to visit West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Swans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 8 and win only 2 of the 13 games.

The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in October 2009, with Swansea City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Baggies in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Swansea City 3 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Swansea City 0 - 2 West Brom. Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct West Brom. 0-1 Swansea City Championship
2000/2001 Wed 06 Sep West Brom. 2 - 1 Swansea City League Cup
2000/2001 Tue 22 Aug Swansea City 0 - 0 West Brom. League Cup
1992/1993 Wed 19 May West Brom. 2 - 0 Swansea City Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
1992/1993 Sun 16 May Swansea City 2 - 1 West Brom. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Baggies's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Swansea City's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

West Bromwich Albion find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 23 matches.

Swansea City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 23 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 2 1 3 9 9 7
Swansea City 6 3 1 2 11 9 10

For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Swans has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to West Bromwich Albion. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here