FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 06 May 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Blackburn Rovers v Manchester City fixture

Blackburn R. prepare to entertain Manchester City at Ewood Park on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Rovers are clearly on top, winning 54.72% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was just last season, in April 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovMan City0 - 0Blackburn R.PREM
2004/2005Sat 23 AprBlackburn R.0-0Man CityPREM
2004/2005Sat 13 NovMan City1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Sat 17 JanMan City1 - 1Blackburn R.PREM
2003/2004Mon 25 AugBlackburn R.2 - 3Man CityPREM
2002/2003Sat 01 MarBlackburn R.1 - 0Man CityPREM
2002/2003Sun 15 SepMan City2 - 2Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Blackburn R., Man City are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Sky Blues have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Blackburn R. find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 60 points they have accumulated from 37 games. Man City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 37 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.6222768
Man City6105493

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Blackburn R. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Rovers. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Man City 7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.