FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 09 May 2009 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 75 games played, Red Devils have recorded 34 wins, and Man. City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in February 2008, with Man. City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Red Devils in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 30 NovMan. City0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sun 10 FebMan. Utd.1-2Man. CityPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Red Devils in those games, with 10 conceded.

In complete contrast to Man. Utd., Man. City are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Sky Blues have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 80 points from the 34 games played. Man. City's 47 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.651013316
Man. City6402131112

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Man. City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Man. City 7 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 15 outings ago.