Man. Utd. pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St Andrew's at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Red Devils have recorded 14 wins, and Birmingham C. have come away with 16 victories.
The previous match played between the two at St Andrew's was within the last three years, in September 2007, with Man. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Blues in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 16 Aug||Man. Utd.||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Man. Utd.||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Sep||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 26 Mar||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Dec||Birmingham C.||2 - 2||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 20 Dec||Birmingham C.||1 - 3||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the Blues score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.
Man. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. Those games have seen the Red Devils pummel 14 goals, and let in 7.
Birmingham C. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 32 points from their 20 games so far. Man. Utd.'s total of 43 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Red Devils to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Man. Utd. take away one point. Score draw
|Birmingham C.||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 12 matches.
|Man. Utd.||15 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.