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Last updated : 22 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Swansea City v Gillingham fixture

Gillingham face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Gills will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2006, with Gillingham inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Swans in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepGillingham3 - 1Swansea CityLGE1
2005/2006Sat 25 MarGillingham1 - 0Swansea CityLGE1
2005/2006Tue 31 JanSwansea City1 - 2GillinghamLGE1
1998/1999Tue 05 JanSwansea City0 - 1GillinghamASSM
1996/1997Tue 03 SepGillingham2 - 0Swansea CityLGEC
1996/1997Tue 20 AugSwansea City0 - 1GillinghamLGEC
1988/1989Sun 19 MarSwansea City3 - 2GillinghamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Swansea City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Swans, with 3 goals against.

The away form of Gillingham is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Gills have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 44 points from their 28 games so far. Gillingham see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Swans, as the The Gills have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Swansea CityUnbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
GillinghamNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.