Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 7 of the 35 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in January 2007, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Wed 15 Aug||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Man. Utd.||2-1||Portsmouth||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 04 Nov||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Feb||Portsmouth||1 - 3||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Dec||Man. Utd.||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
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.
Portsmouth's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Pompey's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 54 points from the 23 games played. Portsmouth's 37 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. Utd. may be coming up against a decent side in Portsmouth, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home Win
|Man. Utd.||Won 12 successive home games.|
17 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Portsmouth||14 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.