Man City face a trip to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in August 2003, with Man City inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Rovers in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Man City||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Man City||1 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Mon 25 Aug||Blackburn R.||2 - 3||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sun 15 Sep||Man City||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Wed 28 Nov||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Man City||LC|
|1999/2000||Sun 07 May||Blackburn R.||1 - 4||Man City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. The Rovers have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.
Man City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Sky Blues's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 39 points from their 33 games played so far, Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 44 points from their 34 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rovers, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Blackburn R.||12 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Man City||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.