FM Preview: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic 05 Mar 2011

Last updated : 04 March 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 3 2 1 13 3 11
Wigan Athletic 6 1 3 2 7 11 6

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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