FM Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United 14 May 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th May 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United at 12:45 on 14th May 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United fixture
Blackburn Rovers prepare to entertain Manchester United at Ewood Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 54 games played, Rovers have recorded 22 wins, and Manchester United have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 27 Nov||Man. Utd.||7 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sun 11 Apr||Blackburn R.||0-0||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Man. Utd.||2 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Wed 03 Dec||Man. Utd.||5 - 3||Blackburn R.||League Cup|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Blackburn R.||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Blackburn Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.
Manchester United's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Blackburn Rovers find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 36 matches.
Manchester United are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 76 points from the 36 games played.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Rovers at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Red Devils come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Blackburn Rovers||No sequences of note|
|Manchester United||Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here