FM Preview: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic 10 Sep 2011

Last updated : 09 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Wigan Athletic fixture

Manchester City prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 8 wins out of 11 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
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

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 1.

Wigan Athletic have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Manchester City's total of 9 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Wigan Athletic's 5 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 19 6 15
Wigan Athletic 6 3 3 0 8 4 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Sky Blues to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester City Won 11 successive home games.
12 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 20 .
Wigan Athletic Undefeated in last 3 away games.
8 games since last defeat.

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