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:|
|2007/2008||Wed 16 Jan||Man. City||1-0||West Ham Utd.||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Man. City||FAC|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||West Ham Utd.||0 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 30 Dec||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Sep||Man. City||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Mon 20 Mar||Man. City||1 - 2||West 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:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||2||2||2||5||6||8|
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
|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.