FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City 26 Dec 2011

Last updated : 25 December 2011 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 Monday afternoon, 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 38 and win only 16 of the 70 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Sun 19 Apr Man. City 4 - 2 West Brom. Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 21 Dec West Brom. 2 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec West Brom. 2 - 0 Man. City Premiership
2005/2006 Sat 13 Aug Man. City 0 - 0 West Brom. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Baggies's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

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. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Sky Blues, and 3 goals against.

West Bromwich Albion's 21 points from 17 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 17 games giving them a return of 44 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Bromwich Albion 6 3 1 2 10 10 10
Manchester City 6 5 0 1 13 3 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Manchester City are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Bromwich Albion Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Manchester City Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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