FM Preview: Swansea City v Sheffield United 07 May 2011

Last updated : 06 May 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Swansea City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheffield United face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, the Swans carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Swansea City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 0 Swansea City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Swansea City 2-1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Swansea City Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Swansea City 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 06 Jan Sheff. Utd. 0 - 3 Swansea City F.A. Cup
1988/1989 Sat 06 May Sheff. Utd. 5 - 1 Swansea City Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Swans, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Swansea City, Sheffield United are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 6 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 77 points from 45 games.

Sheffield United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 42 points from their 45 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swansea City 6 3 2 1 11 4 11
Sheffield United 6 2 1 3 10 13 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The Blades are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Swansea City. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swansea City Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheffield United 9 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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