Man Utd. face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium at tea-time on Saturday,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 01 May||Man Utd.||0 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Middlesbrough||4 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 29 Jan||Man Utd.||3 - 0||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 01 Jan||Middlesbrough||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 03 Oct||Man Utd.||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 11 Feb||Man Utd.||2 - 3||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Middlesbrough||0 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.
Man Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 38 points from the 15 games played.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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 Middlesbrough. Away win
|Middlesbrough||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Man Utd.||10 games since last away draw.|