FootyMAD's Swansea City match preview

Last updated : 28 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Seagulls have recorded 6 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, the Swans carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 21 AprSwansea City2 - 1Brighton & HALGE1
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

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

The away form of Brighton & HA is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Seagulls have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 10 points from their 7 games so far. Brighton & HA's 9 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Swans, as the Seagulls have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea City 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Brighton & HA Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.