FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 29 November 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Sunday morning, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 5 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, the Swans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory 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:
2008/2009Tue 23 SepSwansea City1 - 0Cardiff CityLGEC
1998/1999Sun 18 AprCardiff City0 - 0Swansea CityLGE2
1998/1999Sun 22 NovSwansea City2 - 1Cardiff CityLGE2
1997/1998Sun 08 MarSwansea City1 - 1Cardiff CityLGE2
1997/1998Sun 02 NovCardiff City0 - 1Swansea CityLGE2
1996/1997Sun 02 MarSwansea City0 - 1Cardiff CityLGE2
1996/1997Tue 03 DecCardiff City1 - 3Swansea CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 6 conceded.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 28 points from their 19 games so far. Cardiff City's total of 29 points from their 19 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 City6222988
Cardiff City6213887

FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Liberty Stadium with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Cardiff City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.