FM Preview: Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers 27 Nov 2010

Last updated : 26 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers fixture

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:
2009/2010Sun 11 AprBlackburn R.0 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2009/2010Sat 31 OctMan. Utd.2-0Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sat 21 FebMan. Utd.2 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Wed 03 DecMan. Utd.5 - 3Blackburn R.LGEC
2008/2009Sat 04 OctBlackburn R.0 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 19 AprBlackburn R.1 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 11 NovMan. Utd.2 - 0Blackburn 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.642010314
Blackburn R.630310109

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

Sequence statistics:
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.