FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 22 February 2010 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 Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 40 wins out of 60 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in October 2008, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 05 DecWest Ham Utd.0 - 4Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Sun 08 FebWest Ham Utd.0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2008/2009Wed 29 OctMan. Utd.2-0West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 03 MayMan. Utd.4 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2007/2008Sat 29 DecWest Ham Utd.2 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 13 MayMan. Utd.0 - 1West Ham Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sun 17 DecWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Man. 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 20 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Man. Utd., West Ham Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Hammers have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Man. Utd.'s total of 57 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. West Ham Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 27 points from their 26 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. Utd.641116813
West Ham Utd.6231739

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 4 successive home games.
12 games since last home draw.
West Ham Utd. Not won in previous 13 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.