FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 09 February 2008 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 on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 74 games played, Red Devils have recorded 34 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 December 2006, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sun 19 AugMan. City1 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sat 05 MayMan. City0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sat 09 DecMan. Utd.3-1Man. CityPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 3.

Man. City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 58 points from their 25 games. Man. City's 41 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.651016216
Man. City6123585

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. Won 13 successive home games.
18 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Man. City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.