FootyMAD's West Ham United match preview

Last updated : 19 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v West Ham United fixture

Man. City prepare to entertain West Ham United at City of Manchester Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, winning 62.79% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was earlier this season, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Wed 16 JanMan. City1-0West Ham Utd.FAC
2007/2008Sat 05 JanWest Ham Utd.0 - 0Man. CityFAC
2007/2008Sat 11 AugWest Ham Utd.0 - 2Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 30 DecWest Ham Utd.0 - 1Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 23 SepMan. City2 - 0West Ham Utd.PREM
2005/2006Sat 15 AprWest Ham Utd.1 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Mon 20 MarMan. City1 - 2West Ham Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Hammers, and 7 goals against.

Man. City's 39 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position. West Ham Utd.'s 32 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man. City6231539
West Ham Utd.6222568

FootyMad's prediction ...

Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Man. City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
West Ham Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.