FM Preview: Manchester City v Manchester United 10 Nov 2010

Last updated : 09 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Manchester United fixture

Man. Utd. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 27 of the 76 previous games, with the hosts winning just 26.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Man. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 17 AprMan. City0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2009/2010Wed 27 JanMan. Utd.3 - 1Man. CityLGEC
2009/2010Tue 19 JanMan. City2 - 1Man. Utd.LGEC
2009/2010Sun 20 SepMan. Utd.4 - 3Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sun 10 MayMan. Utd.2 - 0Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sun 30 NovMan. City0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 10 FebMan. Utd.1 - 2Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 13 goals, and let in 5.

Man. City's total of 20 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. Utd.'s total of 23 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City630310119
Man. Utd.660013418

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. Utd. are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Man. City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Man. Utd. Undefeated in last 12 away games.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.