Premier League: Stoke City vs Swansea City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Britannia Stadium

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The Independent Online

Swansea City will look to get their season back on track against Stoke at the Britannia Stadium, following a poor run of results.  

The Swans, who sit fifth in the Premier League, have lost two and drawn two of their last four games after a bright start to the season.

The Potters find themselves two places above the relegation zone due to their indifferent form that’s seen them beat Man City at the Etihad and lose at home to both Leicester and Aston Villa.

KICK-OFF: Saturday, 3pm


Stoke 1 (Crouch) Swansea 1 (Chico), Premier League, February 2014

Swansea 3 (Bony 2, Dyer) Stoke 3 (Walters, Ireland, Adam), Premier League, November 2013

Swansea 3 (Davies, de Guzman 2) Stoke 1 (Owen), Premier League, January 2013


The away side have never won when these two have met in the top flight.

Both sides have won twice against each other, with two draws in six Premier League meetings.

Peter Crouch has scored three goals in his last four games against the Swans.

The last time these two failed to score was 16 games ago in a 0-0 draw in a League Cup game in August 1990.


Stoke to win: 2.5

Swansea to win: 3.1

Draw: 3.3

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