Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 9 of the 53 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in October 2009, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 11 Apr||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Man. Utd.||2-0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 03 Dec||Man. Utd.||5 - 3||Blackburn R.||LGEC|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 Nov||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Red Devils, with 5 goals against.
Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Blackburn R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win
|Man. Utd.||Won 5 successive home games.|
6 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 28 matches.
|Blackburn R.||7 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.