FM Preview: Manchester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers 29 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at 15:00 on 29th October 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Manchester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers fixture
Manchester City prepare to entertain Wolverhampton Wanderers at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 13 of the 56 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2011, as the Sky Blues squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Wed 26 Oct||Wolves||2 - 5||Man. City||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Man. City||4-3||Wolves||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Wolves||2 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Wolves||0 - 3||Man. City||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 22 Aug||Man. City||1 - 0||Wolves||Premier League|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Man. City||3 - 3||Wolves||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Wolves||1 - 0||Man. City||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Sky Blues have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.
The Wolves have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Wolves, and 14 goals against.
Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 9 games giving them a return of 25 points.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 9 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sky Blues's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Manchester City||Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here