FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Watford fixture

Man Utd. play host to Watford at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 5 and lost only 1 of the 9 games.

The last time the two teams met at Man Utd. was back in October 1999, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 26 AugWatford1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2000/2001Tue 31 OctWatford0 - 3Man Utd.LGEC
1999/2000Sat 29 AprWatford2 - 3Man Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sat 16 OctMan Utd.4-1WatfordPREM
1987/1988Sat 02 JanWatford0 - 1Man Utd.PREM
1987/1988Sat 22 AugMan Utd.2 - 0WatfordPREM
1986/1987Sat 14 FebMan Utd.3 - 1WatfordPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Red Devils, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Man Utd., Watford are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Hornets have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 57 points from the 24 games played. Watford 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:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.641113913

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 8 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Watford Last drawn game 6 outings ago.