Man Utd. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Man Utd.||1 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 13 Feb||Man City||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 07 Nov||Man Utd.||0 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 14 Mar||Man City||4 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 14 Feb||Man Utd.||4 - 2||Man City||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Dec||Man Utd.||3 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 09 Feb||Man Utd.||1 - 1||Man City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.
Man City's 28 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 45 points from their 21 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Man Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Man City. Away win
|Man City||6 games since last home draw.|
|Man Utd.||Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.