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Birmingham City will be facing guests Swansea City at St. Andrew's Stadium in the Championship clash on Friday.
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Birmingham City won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 3-0 Championship losing effort in their last game against Watford.
In that game, Birmingham City managed 41% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, Watford got 12 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. Ken Sema (4'), Nathaniel Chalobah (55') and Andre Gray (80') scored for Watford.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Birmingham City haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that The Blues have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 10 goals in the process. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Coming into this fixture, Birmingham City have not won against Swansea City in their last 6 matches in the league.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Cardiff City in Championship competition, Swansea City and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Swansea City managed 74% possession and 23 shots on goal with 1 on target. On the other side, Cardiff City had 9 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Aden Flint (8') was the scorer for Cardiff City.
The stats don’t lie, and Swansea City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 7 goals overall. Defensively, The Swans have been far from perfect.
Coming into this clash, Swansea City haven't been beaten by Birmingham City when they have played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. A very good run of results for them.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head clashes going back to 25/01/2014 shows that Birmingham City have won 0 of these games and Swansea City 3, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
An aggregate of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 5 from The Blues and 11 belonging to The Swans. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Championship match day 2 on 19/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Swansea City 0-0 Birmingham City.
In that game, Swansea City managed 61% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 of them on target.
For their opponents, Birmingham City got 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Gavin Ward.
Team News: Birmingham City
Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer will be happy not to have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Swansea City
Swansea manager Steve Cooper has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Conor Hourihane (Hamstring Injury), Steven Benda (Ankle Injury), Tivonge Rushesha (Torn knee ligament), Liam Cullen (Ankle Injury) and Jordan Morris (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will not be playing here.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Birmingham City will have to work hard as a team to hit the back of the net against this Swansea City team who will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We’re therefore predicting a very competitive game with a 0-1 win for Swansea City at the end of the 90.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: St. Andrew's Stadium (29,409)
Captain: Harlee Dean
Manager: Lee Bowyer
Competitions: Championship position 21
⭐ Key Player: Scott Hogan
Normally playing in the Striker position, Scott Hogan was born in Salford, England. Having made his senior debut playing for Hyde FC in the 2012 - 2013 season, the goalscoring Forward has netted 6 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 29 appearances.