Date: 15th March 2009 at 8:48pm
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On Tuesday QPR return to Loftus road when they entertain Swansea City, a journey the Welsh team have made 13 times for a league match since the first game back on the 30th October 1920 when they battled out a Division 3 match that ended in a 1-1 draw.

HEAD TO HEAD

Overall : Rangers wins 5, Swans wins 0, Drawn 8: R`s Goals 21 : Swans Goals 12

PREVIOUS SCORES

4 games have ended goal less

Rangers have failed to score 4 times : Swans have failed to score 5 times

Highest Win: Rangers 6-2 (Jan 1966) : Swansea have never won in this fixture

Most frequent Rangers win: All of the wins by a different score

Most frequent Rangers loss: No Games Lost

Most frequent draw: 0-0 (4 times)

RANGERS AT HOME THIS SEASON

At Loftus Road this season Rangers record reads:

Won 9 Drawn 5 Lost 4 Goals For 22 Goals Against 16

In the last 6 games:

Won 0 Drawn 4 Lost 2 Goals For 2 Goals Against 5

Of our 18 games at home we have kept 7 clean sheets but failed to score in 5 of the games, including 3 of the last 6 games.

Best win : 4-1 v Southampton

Worst defeat: 1-3 v Ipswich

Most frequent score: 0-0 ; 1-0; 2-1 (3 times)

SWANSEA AWAY THIS SEASON

Won 4 Drawn 9 Lost 5 Goals For 18 Goals Against 23

In the last 6 games:

Won 1 Drawn 4 Lost 1 Goals For 7 Goals Against 7



In their 18 games away from home Swansea have kept 6 clean sheets but failed to find the net in 7 games.

Best Win : 2-0 at Preston and Burnley

Worst defeat: 0-4 at Reading

Most frequent score: 0-0,1-1,0-2,2-2 (3 times)



TIMES OF GOALS

Rangers have scored 22 goals at home : 10 before half time and 12 after.

We have conceded 16 goals : 6 before half time and 10 after.

Most goals scored : 76 to 90 mins (7) or 16 to 30 mins (5)

Most Goals Conceded : 61 to 75 mins (4)

Swansea City on the road:

Swansea have scored 18 goals away : 5 before half time and 13 after

They have conceded 23 goals: 12 before half time and 11 after

Most goals scored : 46 to 60 mins (5) or 61 to 75 mins (5)

Most Goals Conceded : 15 to 30 mins (6) or 76 to 90 mins (6)

SCORERS

Rangers leading scorers at Loftus Road: Blackstock (7)

Swansea leading scorers away: Scotland (6)

PERFORMANCES

Rangers` home form against teams currently in the top 8 this season is:

Won 4 Drawn 2 and lost 1 Goals For 7 Goals Against 4

In fact none of the top 4 have managed to find a way to score at Loftus Road.

Swansea`s away form against mid table teams this season is:

Won 0 Drawn 4 and lost 2 Goals For 3 Goals Against 7



DISCIPLINE

Rangers at home: 25 Yellow – Ledesma, Helgusson, Delaney, Leigertwood (3)

Red – Leigertwood

Swansea away: 26 Yellow – Bodde (5), Britton (4)

Red – Monk

FORECAST

Given the well documented problems Rangers have in finding the net, and Swansea`s away form this game has 0-0 written all over it. However, I wouldn`t write off Rangers chances of getting a late, late winner.

LENNY`S PREDICTION: A bore draw 0-0





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