FM Preview: Arsenal v Swansea City 01 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th November 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Arsenal take on Swansea City in a Premier League match on 1st December 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Arsenal v Swansea City fixture
Arsenal prepare to entertain Swansea City at Ashburton Grove on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Gunners have claimed victory from 4 of the previous 5 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ashburton Grove was just last season, in September 2011, the Gunners carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 15 Jan||Swansea City||3 - 2||Arsenal||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Arsenal||1-0||Swansea City||Premier League|
|1982/1983||Sat 01 Jan||Arsenal||2 - 1||Swansea City||First Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 20 Nov||Swansea City||1 - 2||Arsenal||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 27 Feb||Arsenal||0 - 2||Swansea City||First Division|
|1981/1982||Sat 10 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 0||Arsenal||First Division|
|1980/1981||Tue 02 Sep||Arsenal||3 - 1||Swansea City||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Gunners in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Swans have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Arsenal lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 21 points from their 14 games so far.
Swansea City's 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Arsenal are starting to turn Ashburton Grove into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw
|Arsenal||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Swansea City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.
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