FM Preview: Manchester United v Stoke City 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Stoke City fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Stoke City at Old Trafford on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 46 games played, Red Devils have recorded 23 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 January 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 Sat 24 Sep Stoke City 1 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 04 Jan Man. Utd. 2-1 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 24 Oct Stoke City 1 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 09 May Man. Utd. 4 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Stoke City 0 - 2 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Stoke City 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 15 Nov Man. Utd. 5 - 0 Stoke City Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Red Devils, with 7 goals against.

The Potters have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Potters, and 7 goals against.

Manchester United's total of 51 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Stoke City's 30 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 3 0 3 11 11 9
Stoke City 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Red Devils. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Stoke City Undefeated in last 4 away games.

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