FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester City v Wigan Athletic fixture

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:
2008/2009Sun 28 SepWigan Ath.2 - 1Man. CityPREM
2007/2008Sat 01 MarMan. City0-0Wigan Ath.PREM
2007/2008Sat 01 DecWigan Ath.1 - 1Man. CityPREM
2006/2007Sat 03 MarMan. City0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2006/2007Sat 21 OctWigan Ath.4 - 0Man. CityPREM
2005/2006Sat 18 MarMan. City0 - 1Wigan Ath.PREM
2005/2006Sat 28 JanMan. City1 - 0Wigan 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:PWDLFAP
Man. City61149124
Wigan Ath.64028512

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

Sequence statistics:
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.