Man City face a trip to Aston Villa at Villa Park on Saturday 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 37 and win only 13 of the 71 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 27 Nov||Man City||2 - 0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 04 Apr||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 14 Sep||Man City||4 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Man City||3 - 1||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2002/2003||Wed 28 Aug||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 31 Mar||Man City||1 - 3||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Dec||Aston Villa||2 - 2||Man City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Villans's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Man City's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Aston Villa's 47 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Man City's 48 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Aston Villa. Away win
|Aston Villa||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Man City||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.