History of the Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at City of Manchester Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 57 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 25 wins, and Blackburn Rovers have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in September 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 01 Oct||Blackburn R.||0 - 4||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Mon 25 Apr||Blackburn R.||0 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Man. City||1-1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Mon 11 Jan||Man. City||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Man. City||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Blackburn R.||2 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, with 6 goals against.
Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 25 games giving them a return of 60 points.
Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 25 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With the Sky Blues being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win
|Manchester City||Won 3 successive home games.
17 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Blackburn Rovers||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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