FM Preview: West Ham United v Swansea City 02 Feb 2013

Last updated : 01 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Swansea City fixture

West Ham United play host to Swansea City at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 18 of the 26 contests.

The last time the two teams met at West Ham United was more than a decade ago, in January 1999, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Swansea City 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
1998/1999 Wed 13 Jan Swansea City 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 02 Jan West Ham Utd. 1-1 Swansea City F.A. Cup
1985/1986 Tue 08 Oct Swansea City 2 - 3 West Ham Utd. League Cup
1985/1986 Tue 24 Sep West Ham Utd. 3 - 0 Swansea City League Cup
1982/1983 Tue 05 Apr Swansea City 1 - 5 West Ham Utd. First Division
1982/1983 Mon 27 Dec West Ham Utd. 3 - 2 Swansea City First Division

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Swans's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.

West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 27 points from their 24 games played so far,

Swansea City's 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 0 2 4 5 15 2
Swansea City 6 2 3 1 5 2 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Hammers of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Swansea City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Swansea City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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