Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Stoke City at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Red Devils have recorded 21 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in November 2008, with Man. Utd. annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Stoke City||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Man. Utd.||5-0||Stoke City||PREM|
|1993/1994||Wed 06 Oct||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Stoke City||LGEC|
|1993/1994||Wed 22 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|1984/1985||Sat 06 Apr||Man. Utd.||5 - 0||Stoke City||PREM|
|1984/1985||Wed 26 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Red Devils, with 6 goals against.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Potters have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Man. Utd.'s total of 82 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Stoke City's 47 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Stoke City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win
|Man. Utd.||19 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Stoke City||No sequences of note|