FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview

Last updated : 16 September 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 55.56% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Ewood Park was less than a year ago, in May 2006, with Blackburn R. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 07 MayBlackburn R.2-0Man CityPREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Blackburn Rovers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

The away form of Man City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Sky Blues have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Blackburn R. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 2 points from their 4 games thus far. Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 4 points from their 4 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blackburn R.6132586
Man City6114294

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Blackburn R., and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Blackburn R. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Man City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.