FootyMAD's Portsmouth match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Portsmouth fixture

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:
2009/2010Sun 30 AugPortsmouth0 - 1Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sat 14 FebPortsmouth2 - 0Man. CityPREM
2008/2009Sun 21 SepMan. City6-0PortsmouthPREM
2007/2008Sun 20 AprMan. City3 - 1PortsmouthPREM
2007/2008Sun 11 NovPortsmouth0 - 0Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 10 FebPortsmouth2 - 1Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Wed 23 AugMan. City0 - 0PortsmouthPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City640212912

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

Sequence statistics:
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.