Swansea City vs Barnsley FC: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on December 20,2020


On 19.12.2020, Swansea and Barnsley will cross swords in the EFL Championship. The referee will get the game underway at 16:00. As usual for Swansea home games, the match will be played on Saturday in the Liberty Stadium. The current 3rd placed team is facing the 13th in the table.

Current statistics of Swansea City AFC

Swansea City AFC recently won an encounter 0:2 against Cardiff City. The home team has won 14 out of 27 games in the past six months. The home record for the last six months shows seven wins, three draws and three losses. In the current season 20/21, Swansea has so far managed to win 5 out of 9 home games (55.56%). Three matches ended in a tie and one game was lost at home. Overall, Swansea has nine wins, six draws und three losses after 18 season games.

During the second 45 minutes of the game, coach Steve Cooper’s team is able to score most of their goals. Swansea’s current record shows an average of 1,67 goals per game at home, of which 1,22 are their own goals and 0,44 are goals scored against them. Previous season, Swansea City AFC scored an average of 1,17 goals in their own stadium and conceded 1,00 goals. In front of their own fans, the team’s games mostly finished 0:1, 1:0 or 2:1 last season. In the current season, the most frequent result in home matches was 2:0, 0:0 or 1:1.

Current statistics of Barnsley Football Club

Barnsley last won 1:2 against Sheffield. This season, the team has been winning 3 out of 9 matches in away stadiums (33.33%). Barnsley has won eleven matches and lost nine matches in the last 6 months, with seven games ending in a draw. Barnsley managed to win five away victories. The team lost six matches in the foreign stadium and in three games the teams separated with a draw.

There have been 1,22 away goals scored by Valerien Ismael’s team on average this season. Most of these coming in the first half. On average, 2,78 goals are scored when Barnsley plays in foreign stadiums. Previous season’s statistics show Barnsley scoring 0,87 goals per away match, while they conceded 1,57 goals. Last last season, away matches most often ended 0:1, 0:2 or 1:2. Barnsley’s most likely played away 2:1, 1:2 or 2:0 in the running season.


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