FM Preview: Manchester City v West Ham United 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v West Ham United fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain West Ham United at Eastlands at lunchtime on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 30 wins out of 46 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Eastlands was two seasons ago, in May 2011, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 03 Nov West Ham Utd. 0 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 01 May Man. City 2-1 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec West Ham Utd. 1 - 3 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 09 May West Ham Utd. 1 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Mon 28 Sep Man. City 3 - 1 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 01 Mar West Ham Utd. 1 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 24 Aug Man. City 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Manchester City, West Ham United are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Hammers have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Manchester City's total of 68 points from their 33 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

West Ham United's 42 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 4 0 2 9 6 12
West Ham United 6 2 3 1 8 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City may be coming up against a decent side in West Ham United, 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 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
West Ham United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.

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