History of the Manchester City v Wigan Athletic fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at Eastlands on Saturday afternoon, 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 Eastlands was just last season, in September 2011, with Manchester City running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Wed 28 Nov||Wigan Ath.||0 - 2||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Mon 16 Jan||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Man. City||3-0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Man. City||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||Premier League|
|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|
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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.
The Latics have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Latics's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Manchester City's total of 53 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Wigan Athletic are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 28 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Manchester City may be coming up against a decent side in Wigan Athletic, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home Win
|Manchester City||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
|Wigan Athletic||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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