Man. City face a trip to Birmingham City at St Andrew's on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 46 and win only 16 of the 73 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2009, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 13 Nov||Man. City||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sun 11 Apr||Man. City||5 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sun 01 Nov||Birmingham C.||0 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Birmingham C.||3 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 20 Oct||Man. City||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||Man. City||4 - 1||Birmingham C.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Birmingham C.||1 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Birmingham C. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 22 matches. Man. City's total of 45 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Birmingham C.. Away win
|Birmingham C.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Man. City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.