FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 10 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 9 of the 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in March 2007, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 31 MarMan. Utd.4-1Blackburn R.PREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovBlackburn R.0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebBlackburn R.4 - 3Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 25 JanMan. Utd.2 - 1Blackburn R.LGEC
2005/2006Wed 11 JanBlackburn R.1 - 1Man. Utd.LGEC
2005/2006Sat 24 SepMan. Utd.1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2004/2005Sat 02 AprMan. Utd.0 - 0Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.

The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 27 points from their 12 games. Blackburn R. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 22 points they have accumulated from 11 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.651022616
Blackburn R.651012616

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Blackburn R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Blackburn R. 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
9 games since last defeat.