Man Utd. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 70 games played, Red Devils have recorded 23 wins, and Man City have come away with 24 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2006, with Man City running out comfortable 3 - 1 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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Man Utd.||3 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Man City||3 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Sky Blues have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.
Man Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Red Devils's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 42 points from their 36 games played so far, Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 85 points from the 35 games played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Red Devils of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at City of Manchester Stadium with Man Utd. coasting to victory. Away win
|Man City||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Man Utd.||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.