FM Preview: Stoke City v Swansea City 26 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 25th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Swansea City at 15:00 on 26th February 2012 in the Premier League.
History of the Stoke City v Swansea City fixture
Stoke City play host to Swansea City at Britannia Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, having won 14 and lost only 4 of the 26 games.
The last time the two teams met at Stoke City was more than a decade ago, in March 2001, with Swansea City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Potters in a League Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 02 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 0||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2000/2001||Wed 07 Mar||Stoke City||1-2||Swansea City||League Division Two|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Swansea City||2 - 1||Stoke City||League Division Two|
|1998/1999||Sat 05 Dec||Swansea City||1 - 0||Stoke City||F.A. Cup|
|1992/1993||Tue 23 Mar||Swansea City||1 - 2||Stoke City||League Division Two|
|1992/1993||Sat 28 Nov||Stoke City||2 - 1||Swansea City||League Division Two|
|1991/1992||Sat 01 Feb||Stoke City||2 - 1||Swansea City||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Swansea City's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 30 points from their 25 games played so far,
Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 30 points from their 25 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Britannia Stadium for the Potters and the Madmen are unable to see past Swansea City claiming victory in a close match.
|Stoke City||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Swansea City||7 games since last away draw.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here