FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th January 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at 15:00 on Saturday, 17th January 2009 in the Premier League.
Man. City prepare to entertain Wigan Athletic at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, beating their opponents 5 times from 8 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Manchester Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Sep||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Man. City||0-0||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Man. City||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Oct||Wigan Ath.||4 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Man. City||0 - 1||Wigan Ath.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 28 Jan||Man. City||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The away form of Wigan Ath. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Latics have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 20 matches. Wigan Ath.'s 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Man. City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Wigan Ath.. Away win
|Man. City||4 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Wigan Ath.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.