FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 12th February 2010
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Swansea City take on Newcastle United in a Championship match on Saturday, 13th February 2010 at 12:45.
Swansea City play host to Newcastle United at Liberty Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 37.50 of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1983, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Swans in a Second Division match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1994/1995||Sat 28 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Swansea City||FAC|
|1983/1984||Sat 31 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sun 16 Oct||Swansea City||1-2||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 13 Dec||Swansea City||4 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 18 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1979/1980||Sat 19 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Swansea City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Swans score just 4 goals, though they have conceded 1.
The away form of Newcastle Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Magpies have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City's total of 48 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Newcastle Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 59 points from the 29 games they have played so far.
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 ...
The match against Newcastle Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Swans in a close run game. Home Win
|Swansea City||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Newcastle Utd.||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|