FootyMAD's Blackburn Rovers match preview

Last updated : 10 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain Blackburn Rovers at City of Manchester Stadium on Monday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 55 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 24 wins, and Blackburn R. have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Man. City running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 15 AugBlackburn R.0 - 2Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sat 02 MayMan. City3-1Blackburn R.PREM
2008/2009Sun 28 DecBlackburn R.2 - 2Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Thu 27 DecMan. City2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
2007/2008Sun 02 SepBlackburn R.1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sun 11 MarBlackburn R.2 - 0Man. CityFAC
2006/2007Sat 20 JanMan. City0 - 3Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Sky Blues, with 8 goals against.

In complete contrast to Man. City, Blackburn R. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man. City's total of 35 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 21 points from their 20 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City641113913
Blackburn R.60335103

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Man. City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sky Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Blackburn R. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 10 most recent games.