FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 27 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Newcastle United fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain Newcastle United at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 77 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 38 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in September 2007, with Man. City running out comfortable 3-1 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:
2008/2009Mon 20 OctNewcastle Utd.2 - 2Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Wed 02 JanNewcastle Utd.0 - 2Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Sat 29 SepMan. City3-1Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sat 31 MarNewcastle Utd.0 - 1Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 11 NovMan. City0 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Wed 01 FebMan. City3 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepNewcastle Utd.1 - 0Man. CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Man. City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 25 points from their 21 games played so far, Newcastle Utd. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 22 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City621310117
Newcastle Utd.60244132

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. City are not exactly setting the world alight at City of Manchester Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Newcastle Utd. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Man. City 5 games since last home draw.
Newcastle Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.