History of the Manchester United v Manchester City fixture
Manchester City face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 77 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Manchester United have come away with 36 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in October 2011, where Manchester City annihilated the Sky Blues 1-6 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 09 Dec||Man. City||2 - 3||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Mon 30 Apr||Man. City||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 08 Jan||Man. City||2 - 3||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2011/2012||Sun 23 Oct||Man. Utd.||1-6||Man. City||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 07 Aug||Man. Utd.||3 - 2||Man. City||Charity Shield|
|2010/2011||Sat 16 Apr||Man. City||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 12 Feb||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Man. City||Premier League|
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Recent respective form guides
Manchester United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Red Devils, with 4 goals against.
The Sky Blues 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. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 30 games giving them a return of 77 points.
Manchester City's total of 56 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Red Devils. Home win
|Manchester United||25 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Manchester City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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