FM Preview: Swansea City v Cardiff City 06 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 5th February 2011
The game between Swansea City and Cardiff City in the Championship on Sunday, 6th February 2011 at 13:15 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Cardiff City face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 5 of the 31 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2009, as the Swans edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 07 Nov||Cardiff City||0 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Swansea City||3 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Swansea City||2 - 2||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 23 Sep||Swansea City||1 - 0||Cardiff City||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sun 18 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Swansea City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Swans, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Swansea City, Cardiff City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Bluebirds have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 50 points from 29 games. Cardiff City's total of 48 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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 ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Swans, as the Bluebirds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Swansea City||6 games since last home draw.|
|Cardiff City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
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