FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Manchester City take on Aston Villa in a Premier League match on Wednesday, 4th March 2009 at 19:45.
Man. City prepare to entertain Aston Villa at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 41 and lost only 16 of the 73 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in September 2007, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 Aug||Aston Villa||4 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Aston Villa||1 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 16 Sep||Man. City||1-0||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Apr||Man. City||0 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 29 Nov||Aston Villa||1 - 3||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 25 Apr||Aston Villa||0 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Mar||Man. City||2 - 1||Aston Villa||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Villans 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 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Man. City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 32 points from their 27 games played so far, Aston Villa sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 52 points from their 27 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Man. City are starting to turn City of Manchester Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Man. City||Won 4 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
|Aston Villa||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
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