FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 04 May 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Manchester United fixture

Man City prepare to entertain Manchester United at City of Manchester Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 70 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 24 wins, and Man Utd. have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in January 2006, with Man City running out comfortable 3-1 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:
2006/2007Sat 09 DecMan Utd.3 - 1Man CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 14 JanMan City3-1Man Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 10 SepMan Utd.1 - 1Man CityPREM
2004/2005Sun 13 FebMan City0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sun 07 NovMan Utd.0 - 0Man CityPREM
2003/2004Sun 14 MarMan City4 - 1Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 14 FebMan Utd.4 - 2Man CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Sky Blues have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 0 of their own chances.

Man Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Red Devils's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 42 points from their 36 games played so far, Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 85 points from the 35 games played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man City6132576
Man Utd.641114913

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Sky Blues at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Red Devils come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Man City Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Man Utd. 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.