Man City prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at City of Manchester Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 23 wins, and Blackburn R. have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in November 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 17 Sep||Blackburn R.||4 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 07 May||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Man City||0-0||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Blackburn R.||0 - 0||Man City||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The Rovers 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 Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Man City's 30 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 28 points from their 22 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
None of the two sides are showing much worthwhile form at present, so the Madmen can look no further than a single point for the Sky Blues. Score draw
|Man City||5 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Blackburn R.||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.