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DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Swansea Match Preview

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Swansea Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers welcome Swansea City to the Keepmoat on Saturday hoping to keep up their recent upsurge in form.

Form


Doncaster
Rovers played away from home twice last week picking up four points with a 1-1 draw at Burnley and a 3-2 win at Portsmouth.

In their last home game, they beat Millwall 2-1.

So far this season at home they have played 8 games at home, they have won 4, drawn 3 and lost 1.

Overall they are currently in seventh place with 26 points from 17 games.

Home form: DWWdDLWW

Swansea
The Swans beat Middlesbrough at home 1-0 last time out thanks to a goal from inform Scott Sinclair.

Last time out away from home they took the bragging rights with a 1-0 win over rivals Cardiff City.

So far this season away from home they have played 8 and have won four and lost four.

They lost their first four away games of the season but have now won their last four.

Overall they are currently in third place with 32 points from 17 games.

Away form: LLLLWWWW

History

The two clubs have met on 30 occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning 14, Swansea 8 and 8 draws.

Last season when the two sides met at the Keepmoat the two sides shared a 0-0 draw for the second season running.

It has been 311 minutes since Doncaster last scored against Swansea at the Keepmoat, when Paul Heffernan netted in a 2-2 draw.

Last ten meeting at Doncaster
1984/85 Doncaster 4-1 Swansea
1985/86 Doncaster 0-0 Swansea
1996/97 Doncaster 0-1 Swansea
1997/98 Doncaster 0-3 Swansea
2003/04 Doncaster 3-1 Swansea
2005/06 Doncaster 2-1 Swansea
2006/07 Doncaster 2-2 Swansea
2007/08 Doncaster 0-4 Swansea
2008/09 Doncaster 0-0 Swansea
2009/10 Doncaster 0-0 Swansea


Betting (Odds supplied by Sportingbet)

Doncaster 6/4
Draw 11/5
Swansea 31/20

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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Wednesday November 17 2010
Time: 4:56PM

Comments

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This is going to be one hell of a game. Two teams with form and plenty at stake. Good luck.
SFC Forever
17/11/2010 19:47:00
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Two good footballing sides so should be a cracking game.
DonnyEd
19/11/2010 20:57:00
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We are still yet to win against them at the Keepmoat, they always seem to play well when they visit.
1879Rovers
19/11/2010 21:15:00
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