FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 15 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Leicester City fixture

Swansea City play host to Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 5 of the 12 previous games, with the Swans winning just 4.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in September 1986, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 02 JanLeicester City2 - 1Swansea CityFAC
2009/2010Sat 08 AugLeicester City2 - 1Swansea CityCHMP
1986/1987Wed 08 OctLeicester City4 - 2Swansea CityLGEC
1986/1987Tue 23 SepSwansea City0-2Leicester CityLGEC
1979/1980Wed 20 FebLeicester City1 - 1Swansea CityCHMP
1979/1980Sat 29 SepSwansea City0 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
1956/1957Sat 16 MarSwansea Tn.2 - 3Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The Foxes have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Foxes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Swansea City's total of 37 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Leicester City's total of 38 points from their 23 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:PWDLFAP
Swansea City6222548
Leicester City6312101110

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swans go into their game against Leicester City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Leicester City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.