FM Preview: Aston Villa v Manchester City 12 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 11th February 2012
The game between Aston Villa and Manchester City in the Premier League on 12th February 2012 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Aston Villa v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 80 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 17 wins, and Aston Villa have come away with 39 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, the Villans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Man. City||4 - 1||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Wed 02 Mar||Man. City||3 - 0||Aston Villa||F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Man. City||4 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Man. City||3 - 1||Aston Villa||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Oct||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Man. City||2 - 0||Aston Villa||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Villans have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Manchester City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Aston Villa see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 28 points from their 24 games played so far,
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 24 games giving them a return of 57 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Manchester City have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Aston Villa. Away win
|Aston Villa||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Manchester City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here