FootyMAD's Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 29 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Liverpool fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain Liverpool at City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 31 of the 77 previous games, with the Sky Blues winning just 26.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 14 AprMan. City0-0LiverpoolPREM
2006/2007Sat 25 NovLiverpool1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sun 26 FebLiverpool1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 26 NovMan. City0 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Sat 09 AprMan. City1 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Sat 21 AugLiverpool2 - 1Man. CityPREM
2003/2004Wed 11 FebLiverpool2 - 1Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Reds 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 games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Reds, and 3 goals against.

Man. City find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 35 points they have accumulated from 19 games. Liverpool sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 36 points from their 18 games.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. City are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Liverpool will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Liverpool 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.