FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 12 May 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v West Ham United fixture

Man Utd. prepare to entertain West Ham United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 38 wins out of 57 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in March 2006, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 17 DecWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 29 MarMan Utd.1-0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sun 27 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sun 26 JanMan Utd.6 - 0West Ham Utd.FAC
2002/2003Sat 14 DecMan Utd.3 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sun 17 NovWest Ham Utd.1 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sat 16 MarWest Ham Utd.3 - 5Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 5.

West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Hammers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 89 points from the 37 games played. West Ham Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 38 points from 37 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.651021716
West Ham Utd.64028712

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. Unbeaten in the last 24 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
West Ham Utd. 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.