FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Swansea City 04 Dec 2010

Last updated : 03 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Ipswich Town v Swansea City fixture

Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Swansea City at Portman Road at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tractor Boys are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 14 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was just last season, in October 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 27 MarSwansea City0 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2009/2010Sat 17 OctIpswich Town1-1Swansea CityCHMP
2008/2009Sat 07 FebSwansea City3 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 OctIpswich Town2 - 2Swansea CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 27 JanIpswich Town1 - 0Swansea CityFAC
1982/1983Sat 30 AprSwansea City1 - 1Ipswich TownPREM
1982/1983Sat 27 NovIpswich Town3 - 1Swansea CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Swansea City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Swans, and 3 goals against.

Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 19 matches. Swansea City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 19 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town62045116
Swansea City63127410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Ipswich Town are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Swansea City running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Swansea City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.