FM Preview: Portsmouth v Swansea City 23 Apr 2011

Last updated : 22 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Swansea City fixture

Portsmouth are ready to welcome Swansea City to Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The previous match played between the two at Fratton Park was within the last three years, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Fri 26 Nov Swansea City 1 - 2 Portsmouth Championship
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Portsmouth 0-2 Swansea City F.A. Cup
1983/1984 Sat 12 May Portsmouth 5 - 0 Swansea City Second Division
1983/1984 Sat 17 Dec Swansea City 1 - 2 Portsmouth Second Division
1977/1978 Tue 20 Dec Swansea City 2 - 1 Portsmouth F.A. Cup
1977/1978 Sat 17 Dec Portsmouth 2 - 2 Swansea City F.A. Cup
1971/1972 Sat 05 Feb Portsmouth 2 - 0 Swansea City F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. The Swans's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 55 points from their 42 games played so far,

Swansea City's total of 70 points from their 42 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 1 2 3 2 9 5
Swansea City 6 2 1 3 10 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Fratton Park for the Pompey and the Madmen are unable to see past Swansea City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Swansea City Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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