History of the Manchester City v Wigan Athletic fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at City of Manchester Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 10 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sun 19 Sep||Wigan Ath.||0 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Mon 29 Mar||Man. City||3-0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 18 Oct||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Man. City||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Sep||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Man. City||0 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Man. City||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 19 goals, and conceded 3.
Wigan Athletic have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Latics's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Manchester City's total of 50 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Wigan Athletic find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 27 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sky Blues's form is quite poor at the moment, but I see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Manchester City||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Wigan Athletic||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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