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Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Swansea City fixture

Swansea City travel to take on Burnley at Turf Moor at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Swans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 12 occasions, and draw 7, from the 20 games played.

The last time the two teams met at Burnley was more than a decade ago, in September 1995, with Burnley running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepSwansea City1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
1995/1996Sat 16 DecSwansea City2 - 4BurnleyLGE1
1995/1996Sat 30 SepBurnley3 - 0Swansea CityLGE1
1993/1994Sat 16 AprBurnley1 - 1Swansea CityLGE1
1993/1994Tue 02 NovSwansea City3 - 1BurnleyLGE1
1992/1993Fri 05 FebSwansea City1 - 1BurnleyLGE1
1992/1993Sat 15 AugBurnley1 - 0Swansea CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 6 conceded.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, remaining unbeaten in the last six, though five of those have been draws. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Burnley's total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Swansea City's 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Burnley may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Swansea City Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 8 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.