Man. City prepare to entertain Portsmouth at City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 26 wins out of 39 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in September 2008, with Man. City annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sun 30 Aug||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 21 Sep||Man. City||6-0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 20 Apr||Man. City||3 - 1||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 11 Nov||Portsmouth||0 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Wed 23 Aug||Man. City||0 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Sky Blues have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 6.
In complete contrast to Man. City, Portsmouth are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. City's total of 38 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 21 games have yielded only 15 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Man. City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Sky Blues. Home win
|Man. City||Won 6 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
|Portsmouth||4 games since last away draw.|
5 games since last defeat.