FM Preview: Swansea City v Newcastle United 04 Dec 2013

Last updated : 03 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Swansea City v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle United face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Magpies have winning 56.25% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Liberty Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2013, the Swans carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 02 Mar Swansea City 1-0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Newcastle Utd. 1 - 2 Swansea City Premier League
2011/2012 Fri 06 Apr Swansea City 0 - 2 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Newcastle Utd. 0 - 0 Swansea City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Swansea City 1 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Newcastle Utd. 3 - 0 Swansea City Championship
1994/1995 Sat 28 Jan Newcastle Utd. 3 - 0 Swansea City F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Newcastle United however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Magpies, and 6 goals against.

Swansea City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 44 points from their 37 games played so far,

Newcastle United's total of 65 points from their 37 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 0 3 3 6 10 3
Newcastle United 6 2 3 1 8 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Liberty Stadium with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swansea City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Newcastle United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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