FM Preview: Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur 22 Jan 2012

Last updated : 21 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 71 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 35 wins, and Tottenham Hotspur have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug Tottenham H. 1 - 5 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 10 May Man. City 1-0 Tottenham H. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Tottenham H. 0 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 05 May Man. City 0 - 1 Tottenham H. Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 16 Dec Tottenham H. 3 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 16 May Tottenham H. 2 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 09 Nov Man. City 1 - 2 Tottenham H. 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 11 goals for the Sky Blues, with 4 goals against.

Tottenham Hotspur's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Spurs pummel 14 goals, and let in 5.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 21 games giving them a return of 51 points.

Tottenham Hotspur's total of 46 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 2 1 3 6 5 7
Tottenham Hotspur 6 4 2 0 10 2 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sky Blues go into their game against Tottenham Hotspur in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Tottenham Hotspur Undefeated in last 3 away games.
10 games since last defeat.

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