Blackburn R. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 56 games played, Rovers have recorded 15 wins, and Man. City have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Premier League match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Mon 11 Jan||Man. City||4 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Blackburn R.||0 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Man. City||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Blackburn R.||2 - 2||Man. City||PREM|
|2007/2008||Thu 27 Dec||Man. City||2 - 2||Blackburn R.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sun 02 Sep||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Man. City||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 11 Mar||Blackburn R.||2 - 0||Man. City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Sky Blues, with 4 goals against.
Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Man. City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 4 points from their 3 games so far. Blackburn R. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Blackburn R. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the Rovers. No-score draw
|Man. City||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Blackburn R.||Last drawn game 7 outings ago.|