FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Saturday, 19th September 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester United and Manchester City at 13:30 on Sunday, 20th September 2009 in the Premier League.
Man. City face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 76 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 15 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 35 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2009, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 10 May||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 30 Nov||Man. City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 10 Feb||Man. Utd.||1 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 19 Aug||Man. City||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Man. City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Man. Utd.||3 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Man. City||3 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United 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 11 goals for the Red Devils, with 3 goals against.
Man. City's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Sky Blues, and 6 goals against.
Man. Utd.'s total of 12 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Man. City's total of 12 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Sky Blues to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Man. City take away one point. Score draw
|Man. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Man. City||3 successive away victories.|
12 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 23 outings ago.