FootyMAD's Middlesbrough match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 6th May 2005
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Middlesbrough take on Tottenham Hotspur in a Premiership match on Saturday 7th May 2005 at 15:00.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Middlesbrough at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spurs will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 6 of the 38 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2004, the Boro carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sun 28 Nov||Tottenham H.||2 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Mar||Middlesbrough||1 - 0||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 17 Dec||Tottenham H.||1 - 1||Middlesbrough||LC|
|2003/2004||Sun 26 Oct||Tottenham H.||0 - 0||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Middlesbrough||5 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Sep||Tottenham H.||0 - 3||Middlesbrough||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Middlesbrough||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Tottenham H. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Spurs have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Middlesbrough's 51 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Tottenham H.'s 51 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 7th position.
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 ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Boro, as the Spurs have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Middlesbrough||Drawn each of their last 2 games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tottenham H.||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
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