Man. City face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 15 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 37 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2010, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Man. City||0 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Apr||Man. City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Wed 27 Jan||Man. Utd.||3 - 1||Man. City||LGEC|
|2009/2010||Tue 19 Jan||Man. City||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|2009/2010||Sun 20 Sep||Man. Utd.||4 - 3||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 10 May||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Man. City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. During these games, Red Devils have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 54 points from the 25 games played. Man. City's total of 49 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Man. Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Man. Utd.||Won 6 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Man. City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.