FM Preview: Sunderland v Swansea City 29 Jan 2013

Last updated : 28 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sunderland v Swansea City fixture

Sunderland prepare to entertain Swansea City at Stadium of Light on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 9 of the 12 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Stadium of Light was just last season, in January 2012, with Sunderland running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Swansea City 2 - 2 Sunderland Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Sunderland 2-0 Swansea City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Swansea City 0 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
1982/1983 Sat 19 Mar Sunderland 1 - 1 Swansea City First Division
1982/1983 Sat 06 Nov Swansea City 3 - 0 Sunderland First Division
1981/1982 Sat 20 Feb Sunderland 0 - 1 Swansea City First Division
1981/1982 Sat 26 Sep Swansea City 2 - 0 Sunderland First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Sunderland have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 3 against.

Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 28 points from their 23 games played so far,

Swansea City's 33 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sunderland 6 2 1 3 9 11 7
Swansea City 6 2 3 1 7 4 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Black Cats. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sunderland 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Swansea City Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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