Man. City face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 36 and win only 10 of the 60 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sun 07 Oct||Man. City||3 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Middlesbrough||0 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Mon 30 Oct||Man. City||1 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sun 02 Apr||Man. City||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Middlesbrough||0 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||Man. City||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2004/2005||Mon 06 Dec||Middlesbrough||3 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Man. City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Middlesbrough find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 37 matches. Man. City's 55 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Sky Blues has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Middlesbrough. Away win
|Middlesbrough||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Man. City||4 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.