FootyMAD's Preston North End match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Preston North End fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 30 SepPreston N.E.0 - 2Swansea CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 JanSwansea City2-1Preston N.E.FAC
1992/1993Tue 27 AprSwansea City2 - 0Preston N.E.LGE1
1992/1993Tue 09 MarPreston N.E.1 - 3Swansea CityLGE1
1991/1992Tue 31 MarPreston N.E.1 - 1Swansea CityLGE1
1991/1992Sat 14 SepSwansea City2 - 2Preston N.E.LGE1
1990/1991Tue 16 AprSwansea City3 - 1Preston 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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City64208114
Preston N.E.631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Swansea City only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
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.