FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 08 December 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Manchester City fixture

Man Utd. prepare to entertain Manchester City at Old Trafford at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 73 games played, Red Devils have recorded 33 wins, and Man City have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in September 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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 14 JanMan City3 - 1Man Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Man Utd., Man City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Sky Blues have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 41 points from the 16 games played. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.641111513
Man City6222648

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. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Man City 5 games since last away draw.