FM Preview: Liverpool v Manchester City 27 Nov 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Liverpool 6 3 3 0 8 4 12
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 18 8 15

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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