FM Preview: Manchester City v Stoke City 21 Dec 2011

Last updated : 20 December 2011

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Stoke City fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Stoke City at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 30 and lost only 7 of the 49 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 17 May Man. City 3-0 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 14 May Man. City 1 - 0 Stoke City F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Stoke City 1 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 24 Feb Stoke City 3 - 1 Man. City F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Stoke City 1 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Man. City 1 - 1 Stoke City F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Man. City 2 - 0 Stoke City Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Potters have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 16 games giving them a return of 41 points.

Stoke City's 24 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 4 1 1 11 4 13
Stoke City 6 4 1 1 10 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City may be coming up against a decent side in Stoke City, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 9 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Stoke City 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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