FootyMAD's Manchester City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th December 2004
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at 15:00 on Saturday 11th December 2004 in the Premiership.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Manchester City at City of Manchester Stadium on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spurs will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 15 of the 63 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Tottenham H.||1 - 1||Man City||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 04 Feb||Tottenham H.||3 - 4||Man City||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sun 25 Jan||Man City||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Wed 03 Dec||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Man City||LC|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Sep||Man City||0 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Fri 18 Apr||Tottenham H.||0 - 2||Man City||PREM|
|2002/2003||Mon 23 Dec||Man City||2 - 3||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
Tottenham H. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Spurs's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Man City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 20 points from their 16 games played so far, Tottenham H. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 19 points from their 16 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for Spurs could well see them head back from City of Manchester Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Man City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Tottenham H.||9 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.
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