Swansea City play host to Preston North End at Liberty Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Swans are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 4 of the 27 games.
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was just over four years ago, in January 2004, the Swans carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 30 Sep||Preston N.E.||0 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Jan||Swansea City||2-1||Preston N.E.||FAC|
|1992/1993||Tue 27 Apr||Swansea City||2 - 0||Preston N.E.||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Tue 09 Mar||Preston N.E.||1 - 3||Swansea City||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Tue 31 Mar||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Swansea City||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Sat 14 Sep||Swansea City||2 - 2||Preston N.E.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Tue 16 Apr||Swansea City||3 - 1||Preston N.E.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The North End's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Swansea City's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Preston N.E.'s total of 47 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
With Swansea City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Swansea City||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Preston N.E.||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|