FM Preview: Manchester United v Manchester City 23 Oct 2011

Last updated : 22 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Manchester City fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 79 games played, Red Devils have recorded 38 wins, and Manchester City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 07 Aug Man. Utd. 3 - 2 Man. City Charity Shield
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Man. City 1 - 0 Man. Utd. F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Man. Utd. 2-1 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 10 Nov Man. City 0 - 0 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Man. City 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 27 Jan Man. Utd. 3 - 1 Man. City League Cup
2009/2010 Tue 19 Jan Man. City 2 - 1 Man. Utd. League Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 23 goals, and conceded 8.

Manchester City's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Sky Blues pummel 16 goals, and let in 7.

Manchester United's total of 20 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 8 games giving them a return of 22 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 3 3 0 12 5 12
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 14 4 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Old Trafford for the Red Devils and the Madmen are unable to see past Manchester City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United Unbeaten in the last 38 home games.
Unbeaten run of 13 matches.
Manchester City Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here