FootyMAD's Burnley match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th November 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Manchester City take on Burnley in a Premier League match on Saturday, 7th November 2009 at 15:00.
Man. City play host to Burnley at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 8 of the 44 games.
The last time the two teams met at Man. City was back in December 2001, over five years ago, with Man. City annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Dec||Man. City||5-1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Mon 27 Aug||Burnley||2 - 4||Man. City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 24 Aug||Burnley||0 - 1||Man. City||LGEC|
|1999/2000||Wed 11 Aug||Man. City||5 - 0||Burnley||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Tue 09 Mar||Burnley||0 - 6||Man. City||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 03 Oct||Man. City||2 - 2||Burnley||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Sun 06 Jan||Burnley||0 - 1||Man. City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 17 goals for the Sky Blues, with 7 goals against.
In complete contrast to Man. City, Burnley are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Clarets have hit 6 goals, 19 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. City's total of 19 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Burnley's 15 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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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
|Man. City||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Burnley||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 18 outings ago.