Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 8 of the 17 previous games, with the hosts winning just 7.
The last time the two teams met at Swansea City was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1988, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 06 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 3||Swansea City||FAC|
|1988/1989||Sat 06 May||Sheff. Utd.||5 - 1||Swansea City||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Sat 03 Dec||Swansea City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
|1963/1964||Tue 28 Jan||Swansea Tn.||4 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1963/1964||Sat 25 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Swansea Tn.||FAC|
|1960/1961||Sat 04 Feb||Swansea Tn.||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1960/1961||Sat 17 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Swansea Tn.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Swans in those games, with 9 conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Blades, and 8 goals against.
Swansea City's 31 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd.'s total of 35 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The Blades's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Swansea City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Swansea City||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|