FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Manchester United fixture

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:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepMan Utd.1 - 1Man CityPREM
2004/2005Sun 13 FebMan City0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 07 NovMan Utd.0 - 0Man CityPREM
2003/2004Sun 14 MarMan City4 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 14 FebMan Utd.4 - 2Man CityFAC
2003/2004Sat 13 DecMan Utd.3 - 1Man CityPREM
2002/2003Sun 09 FebMan Utd.1 - 1Man CityPREM

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:PWDLFAP
Man City62131097
Man Utd.624010410

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

Sequence statistics:
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.