FM Preview: Swindon Town v Coventry City 13 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Coventry City fixture

Swindon Town play host to Coventry City at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Robins have recorded 10 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Swindon Town was more than a decade ago, in January 2001, 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
2000/2001 Sat 06 Jan Swindon Town 0-2 Coventry City F.A. Cup
1993/1994 Sat 05 Feb Swindon Town 3 - 1 Coventry City Premiership
1993/1994 Mon 03 Jan Coventry City 1 - 1 Swindon Town Premiership
1968/1969 Mon 21 Oct Swindon Town 3 - 0 Coventry City League Cup
1968/1969 Wed 16 Oct Coventry City 2 - 2 Swindon Town League Cup
1965/1966 Sat 22 Jan Swindon Town 1 - 2 Coventry City F.A. Cup
1964/1965 Sat 20 Feb Swindon Town 4 - 1 Coventry City Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Robins, with 3 goals against.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Sky Blues have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 20 points from 11 games.

Coventry City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 11 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 5 0 1 11 3 15
Coventry City 6 3 1 2 9 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Coventry City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Robins in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Coventry City 7 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.

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