Man. City play host to Blackpool at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, winning 57.89% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Man. City was more than a decade ago, in August 1998, with Man. City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sun 17 Oct||Blackpool||2 - 3||Man. City||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 09 Jan||Blackpool||0 - 0||Man. City||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 08 Aug||Man. City||3-0||Blackpool||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Tue 26 Aug||Man. City||1 - 0||Blackpool||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Tue 12 Aug||Blackpool||1 - 0||Man. City||LGEC|
|1987/1988||Wed 03 Feb||Man. City||2 - 1||Blackpool||FAC|
|1987/1988||Sat 30 Jan||Blackpool||1 - 1||Man. City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Sky Blues have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.
Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Man. City's total of 38 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 25 from their 17 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Blackpool is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sky Blues in a close run game. Home Win
|Man. City||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Blackpool||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.