FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City 04 Dec 2013

Last updated : 03 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City fixture

Manchester City face a trip to West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 16 of the 68 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was just last season, in October 2012, with Manchester City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Baggies in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 07 May Man. City 1 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct West Brom. 1-2 Man. City Premier League
2011/2012 Wed 11 Apr Man. City 4 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2011/2012 Mon 26 Dec West Brom. 0 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Man. City 3 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 07 Nov West Brom. 0 - 2 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 22 Sep West Brom. 2 - 1 Man. City League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Baggies in those games, with 4 conceded.

Manchester City's away form is equally impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

West Bromwich Albion's 47 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Manchester City are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 37 games giving them a return of 86 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 1 3 2 7 9 6
Manchester City 6 4 2 0 25 5 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sky Blues have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from The Hawthorns with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Manchester City Undefeated in last 8 away games.
12 games since last defeat.

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