FM Preview: Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion 05 Feb 2011

Last updated : 04 February 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v West Bromwich Albion fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain West Bromwich Albion at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 39 and lost only 16 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was two seasons ago, in April 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sun 07 NovWest Brom.0 - 2Man. CityPREM
2010/2011Wed 22 SepWest Brom.2 - 1Man. CityLGEC
2008/2009Sun 19 AprMan. City4-2West Brom.PREM
2008/2009Sun 21 DecWest Brom.2 - 1Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 10 DecWest Brom.2 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 13 AugMan. City0 - 0West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Sat 22 JanWest Brom.2 - 0Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, with 7 goals against.

In complete contrast to Man. City, West Brom. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Baggies have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Man. City's total of 46 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. West Brom. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 24 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City623113119
West Brom.61146124

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Man. City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sky Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City Won 4 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
West Brom. Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.