FM Preview: Liverpool v Manchester City 27 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 26th November 2011
The game between Liverpool and Manchester City in the Premier League on 27th November 2011 at 16:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Liverpool v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday afternoon, 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 48 and win only 14 of the 80 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Liverpool running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Mon 11 Apr||Liverpool||3 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Mon 23 Aug||Man. City||3 - 0||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 21 Feb||Man. City||0 - 0||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Liverpool||2 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 22 Feb||Liverpool||1 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 05 Oct||Man. City||2 - 3||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sun 04 May||Liverpool||1 - 0||Man. City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. These six games have produced a glut of goals, with the Sky Blues scoring 22 and conceding 7.
Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 22 points from their 12 games so far.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 12 games giving them a return of 34 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Manchester City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Liverpool. Away win
|Liverpool||Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
|Manchester City||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 14 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here