Premier League Previews: January 1st 2014
Premier League Previews: January 1st 2014…….New Years Day 2014 with the days top clash arguably at Old Trafford in the Manchester United v Spurs clash (17:30 KO)
Swansea v Man City (12:45)
There have been at least three goals in eight of Swansea’s last 10 home matches but the Welsh side have gone five matches without a win, with the Swans scoring just four goals in their previous five league games.
Despite their incredible home form Manchester City haven’t been too successful on the road and failed to pickup back-to-back league away wins in 2013. They have won four league games on the spin now and the last time they won five in a row was back in 2011/12. City have scored 29 second-half goals this season, more than 13 teams have managed all campaign.
Manchester City have kept five clean sheets in their last six league meetings with Swansea. Swansea have only scored four goals in their last five League games…..
Arsenal v Cardiff
Arsenal have won 10 of their last 11 home fixtures against bottom-six clubs. Eight of the last nine teams to go into the New Year top of the league have gone onto win the League. Only Everton have conceded as few goals as Arsenal (18).
Cardiff have lost five of their nine Premier League away matches, each of which has been by at least two goals. The Bluebirds failed to take a lead into half-time under Malky Mackay, but managed it in the first game after the Scot was sacked.