Manchester City v Aston Villa Match Preview

Last updated : 16 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester City v Aston Villa fixture

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Eastlands was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in an League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

2012/2013 Tue 25 Sep Man. City 2-4 Aston Villa League Cup
2011/2012 Sun 12 Feb Aston Villa 0 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 15 Oct Man. City 4 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 02 Mar Man. City 3 - 0 Aston Villa F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Aston Villa 1 - 0 Man. City Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Man. City 4 - 0 Aston Villa Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 01 May Man. City 3 - 1 Aston Villa Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 8 conceded.

Aston Villa have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Villans's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Manchester City's total of 25 points from their 11 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Aston Villa are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 11 matches.

Current overall team form

Manchester City 6 3 2 1 8 7 11
Aston Villa 6 2 1 3 7 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Aston Villa is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Sky Blues in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Manchester City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Aston Villa 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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