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Hull City journey to Liberty Stadium on Saturday for the Championship fixture with hosts Swansea City.
Our Swansea City v Hull City predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - along with the latest match odds.
Swansea City will be wanting a better result here following the 3-1 Championship losing effort in their last game against Preston North End.
In that game, Swansea City managed 59% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Swansea City was Joël Piroe (19'). For their opponents, Preston North End got 12 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Sepp van den Berg (21'), Emil Riis Jakobsen (45') and Ben Whiteman (52') scored for Preston North End.
In their prior 6 games, Russell Martin's Swansea City have found the net 10 times - an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.67.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Swansea City:
- have not been beaten in the league by Hull City in their last 3 games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
In their previous fixture, Hull City drew 0-0 in the Championship match with Bournemouth.
In that match, Hull City managed 43% possession and 3 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target. On the other side, Bournemouth had 9 shots at goal with 3 on target.
The numbers tell their own story, and Hull City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in all. In defence, Hull City just haven’t been too solid at all.
Coming into this meeting, Hull City have not beaten Swansea City in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 07/01/2017 shows us that Swansea City have won 1 of these & Hull City 3, with the tally of drawn games standing at 2.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 25 in all which averages out at 4.17 goals per meeting.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Championship match day 33 on 14/02/2020 when the final score was Hull City 4-4 Swansea City.
On that occasion, Hull City managed 39% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The goalscorers were Leo Lopes (6'), Maddison (50'), Mallik Wilks (61') and Tom Eaves (95').
At the other end, Swansea City got 20 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Routledge (13'), Kyle Naughton (55'), Jordon Garrick (77') and Rhian Brewster (84') scored.
The referee was David Webb.
Team News: Swansea City
Korey Smith (Calf Injury), Liam Walsh (Hamstring Injury) and Tivonge Rushesha (Torn knee ligament) are unavailable for Swansea City gaffer Russell Martin.
Team News: Hull City
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Hull City boss Grant McCann has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
Our thinking is that Hull City will likely create enough chances to score a goal against this Swansea City team, although it probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Swansea City after the 90. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Liberty Stadium (21,088)
Captain: Matt Grimes
Chairman: Julian Winter
Manager: Russell Martin
Competitions: Championship position 19, EFL Cup (Third Round)
🔑 Key Man: Joël Piroe
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Joël Piroe was born in Nijmegen, Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for Jong PSV in the 2016 - 2017 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 3 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season so far in 4 appearances.