Man. Utd. prepare to entertain Portsmouth at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 8 of the 38 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in April 2009, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 28 Nov||Portsmouth||1 - 4||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 22 Apr||Man. Utd.||2-0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2008/2009||Mon 25 Aug||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 10 Aug||Man. Utd.||0 - 0||Portsmouth||SHLD|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Mar||Man. Utd.||0 - 1||Portsmouth||FAC|
|2007/2008||Wed 30 Jan||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2007/2008||Wed 15 Aug||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 2.
In complete contrast to Man. Utd., Portsmouth are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. Utd.'s total of 53 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 15 points.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
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
|Man. Utd.||Won 3 successive home games.|
11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Portsmouth||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.