Newcastle Utd. play host to Swansea City at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, having won 10 and lost only 3 of the 16 games.
The last time the two teams met at Newcastle Utd. was more than a decade ago, in January 1995, with Newcastle Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1994/1995||Sat 28 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||3-0||Swansea City||FAC|
|1983/1984||Sat 31 Mar||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sun 16 Oct||Swansea City||1 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 13 Dec||Swansea City||4 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1980/1981||Sat 18 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 2||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1979/1980||Sat 19 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 3||Swansea City||CHMP|
|1979/1980||Sat 24 Nov||Swansea City||2 - 3||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 4 conceded.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.
Newcastle Utd. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 17 games giving them a return of 36 points. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 28 points from 17 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Newcastle Utd. are starting to turn St. James' Park 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. Score draw
|Newcastle Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Swansea City||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.