Date: 12th November 2015 at 7:18pm
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With seven Premier League games remaining until the turn of the year and the season’s halfway stage, we take a look at how we think Swansea City will fare up until the start of 2016.

Vs Bournemouth (H), Nov 21

After suffering back-to-back league defeats for the first time this season off the back of their disappointing 1-0 loss at Norwich City last weekend, Swansea will be eager to get back to winning ways against fellow strugglers Bournemouth back in Wales next Saturday. With the Cherries currently on a barren run of four consecutive defeats, Garry Monk’s Swans have to take the initiative and inflict loss number five on the newly promoted outfit inside the Liberty Stadium.

Shoot Says: Win

Vs Liverpool (A), Nov 29

Although Crystal Palace grinded Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten reign at the Kop to a stop last weekend at Anfield with an impressive 2-1 victory; we can’t see Swansea following suit, in fact we predict that they will walk away empty handed from Anfield. Boss Monk will just have to pray Liverpool’s midweek Europa League tie against Bordeaux shatters the Reds’ preparations and fatigue.

Shoot Says: Lose

17th January 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Swansea v Chelsea - Swansea Manager Garry Monk - Photo: Paul Roberts / Offside.

Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Norwich City inflicted back-to-back league losses for Garry Monk’s Swansea City.

Vs Leicester City (H), Dec 5

How do you stop Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez & Co? Good question! And the answer probably isn’t Swansea City, sorry. With Leicester City flying high up in third place in the Premier League table, scoring goals for fun and having won four of their previous five league games; there is only bound to be one winner at the Liberty Stadium later this month.

Shoot Says: Lose

Vs Manchester City (A), Dec 12

Then Swansea come face-to-face with an opposition one class above, the joint-league leaders Manchester City. With star striker Sergio Aguero destined to be back to full fitness and back to his old goalscoring menace self, the Citizens should seize upon a comfortable reward of three points inside the Etihad Stadium as they like to run riot at home as often as possible.

Shoot Says: Lose

Vs West Ham United (H), Dec 20

Just what was needed to lift the Christmas spirit for Swansea supporters, right? A league victory just before the big day against West Ham United. Although the Hammers have conquered the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City away from home already this season; the injury sustained to influential midfielder Dimitri Payet is a huge loss for the visitors and Garry Monk’s men should fancy themselves of causing an upset.

Shoot Says: Win

Vs West Brom (H), Dec 26

Looking to deliver the knockout blow on Boxing Day; we feel Swansea won’t quite claw back-to-back home wins either side of Christmas Day as West Brom are the next Premier League opponents to visit Wales. Tony Pulis’ Baggies are much better on the road (Three wins) than at home (One win) so far this term, so they will be confident of at least taking away a point back to the Midlands.

Shoot Says: Draw

Vs Crystal Palace (A), Dec 28

Despite the odd stumble here and there; Crystal Palace are still on course for their best-ever Premier League finish once more under boss Alan Pardew and are even tipped to fight for European football next term. However the Eagles have only won twice at Selhurst Park so far this campaign; a statistic that should inject optimism into the Swans, but without the early season goalscoring form from Bafetimbi Gomis or Andre Ayew to fall back upon, the Welsh outfit will most likely fall short of snatching any kind of result at Palace.

Shoot Says: Lose

Overall Points: 20

League position: 14th

 
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