FM Preview: Manchester United v Wigan Athletic 20 Nov 2010

Last updated : 19 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Wigan Athletic fixture

Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Red Devils.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in December 2009, with Man. Utd. annihilating their visitors 5-0 in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 30 DecMan. Utd.5-0Wigan Ath.PREM
2009/2010Sat 22 AugWigan Ath.0 - 5Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Wed 13 MayWigan Ath.1 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Wed 14 JanMan. Utd.1 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sun 11 MayWigan Ath.0 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 06 OctMan. Utd.4 - 0Wigan Ath.PREM
2006/2007Tue 26 DecMan. Utd.3 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 7 conceded.

Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Latics's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Man. Utd.'s total of 25 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 13 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.642012514
Wigan Ath.6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Man. Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Red Devils. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Wigan Ath. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.