FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 03 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Man City prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at City of Manchester Stadium on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, winning 51.56% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was just last season, in December 2004, with Tottenham H. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 19 MarTottenham H.2 - 1Man CityPREM
2004/2005Sat 11 DecMan City0-1Tottenham H.PREM
2003/2004Mon 12 AprTottenham H.1 - 1Man CityPREM
2003/2004Wed 04 FebTottenham H.3 - 4Man CityFAC
2003/2004Sun 25 JanMan City1 - 1Tottenham H.FAC
2003/2004Wed 03 DecTottenham H.3 - 1Man CityLGEC
2003/2004Sun 28 SepMan City0 - 0Tottenham H.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 5 conceded.

Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Spurs's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Man City's 28 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Tottenham H. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 37 points from their 20 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man City621312107
Tottenham H.641113813

FootyMad's prediction ...

Man City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Man City 4 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Tottenham H. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.