FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 01 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Manchester City fixture

Man City face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 6 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 28 AugMan City4 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Wed 07 JanMan City1 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2003/2004Sun 17 AugCharlton Ath.0 - 3Man CityPREM
2002/2003Sat 14 DecCharlton Ath.2 - 2Man CityPREM
2002/2003Sat 16 NovMan City0 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2000/2001Sat 30 DecMan City1 - 4Charlton Ath.PREM
2000/2001Sat 19 AugCharlton Ath.4 - 0Man CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Man City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Charlton Ath.'s 43 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 36 points from their 30 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.6132796
Man City6123585

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Addicks, as the Sky Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. 15 games since last home draw.
Man City An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.