FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 31 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Birmingham City fixture

Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Birmingham City at Old Trafford on Tuesday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 29 and lost only 9 of the 46 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was two seasons ago, in March 2006, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 29 SepBirmingham C.0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 26 MarMan. Utd.3-0Birmingham C.PREM
2005/2006Wed 28 DecBirmingham C.2 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Tue 20 DecBirmingham C.1 - 3Man. Utd.LGEC
2004/2005Sat 05 FebMan. Utd.2 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2004/2005Sat 16 OctBirmingham C.0 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 10 AprBirmingham C.1 - 2Man. Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

In complete contrast to Man. Utd., Birmingham C. are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 45 points from their 20 games. Birmingham C. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 19 points from their 20 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.641113513
Birmingham C.6222998

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 9 successive home games.
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Birmingham C. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.