FM Preview: Manchester City v Wigan Athletic 29 Mar 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 28th March 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at 20:00 on Monday, 29th March 2010 in the Premier League.
Man. City prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at City of Manchester Stadium on Monday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 6 wins out of 9 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in January 2009, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 18 Oct||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Man. City||1-0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Sep||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Man. City||0 - 0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Man. City||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Wigan Ath.||4 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Sky Blues score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
Wigan Ath. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Latics have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. City's total of 53 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Wigan Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 31 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Wigan Ath. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sky Blues in a close run game. Home Win
|Man. City||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Wigan Ath.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.