FM Preview: Swansea City v Arsenal 15 Jan 2012

Last updated : 14 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Swansea City v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was way back in the black-and-white days of November 1982, with Arsenal inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Swans in a First Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1980/1981 Tue 26 Aug Swansea City 1 - 1 Arsenal League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Swans score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Gunners's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 23 points from their 20 games played so far,

Arsenal's total of 36 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swansea City 6 2 3 1 8 5 9
Arsenal 6 3 1 2 6 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Arsenal are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Swansea City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swansea City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Arsenal 11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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