FootyMAD's Blackpool match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd October 2009
The game between Swansea City and Blackpool in the Championship on Saturday, 24th October 2009 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Swansea City prepare to entertain Blackpool at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Swans are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 4 of the 20 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Blackpool inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Swans in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 03 May||Swansea City||0-1||Blackpool||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Blackpool||1 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Swansea City||3 - 6||Blackpool||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Blackpool||1 - 1||Swansea City||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Blackpool||1 - 0||Swansea City||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Swansea City||3 - 2||Blackpool||LGE1|
|1995/1996||Sat 16 Mar||Swansea City||0 - 2||Blackpool||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The away form of Blackpool is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Seasiders have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Blackpool's total of 22 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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 ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Swans's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Blackpool. Home Win
|Swansea City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Blackpool||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.
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