FM Preview: Manchester United v Aston Villa 15 Apr 2012

Last updated : 14 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Aston Villa fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 57 wins out of 86 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in February 2011, with Manchester United running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Aston Villa 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Man. Utd. 3-1 Aston Villa Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Aston Villa 2 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 28 Feb Aston Villa 1 - 2 Man. Utd. League Cup
2009/2010 Wed 10 Feb Aston Villa 1 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 12 Dec Man. Utd. 0 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 05 Apr Man. Utd. 3 - 2 Aston Villa Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Aston Villa is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Villans have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 33 games giving them a return of 79 points.

Aston Villa find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 32 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 4 0 2 11 3 12
Aston Villa 6 1 3 2 6 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Red Devils being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United Won 3 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Aston Villa Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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