FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Seagulls have recorded 6 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was back in October 2001, over five years ago, with Brighton & HA inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Swans in a (Associate Members) match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Tue 05 DecBrighton & HA3 - 2Swansea CityLGE1
2001/2002Tue 16 OctSwansea City1 - 2Brighton & HAASSM
1999/2000Sat 01 AprBrighton & HA1 - 1Swansea CityLGE2
1999/2000Sat 18 DecSwansea City2 - 0Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Fri 05 FebSwansea City2 - 2Brighton & HALGE2
1998/1999Sat 05 SepBrighton & HA1 - 0Swansea CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 10 JanBrighton & HA0 - 1Swansea CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These games have seen the Swans score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Seagulls, and 7 goals against.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 66 points from their 43 games so far. Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 52 points from their 43 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swansea City63219511
Brighton & HA6123465

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Swansea City is likely to be a very close encounter, but one that the Madmen sees going the way of the home team. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Brighton & HA An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.