FM Preview: Stoke City v Manchester City 24 Mar 2012

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Last updated : 23 March 2012

Footymad preview History of the Stoke City v Manchester City fixture

Stoke City prepare to entertain Manchester City at Britannia Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 11 of the 48 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in November 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 21 Dec Man. City 3 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 17 May Man. City 3 - 0 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 14 May Man. City 1 - 0 Stoke City F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Stoke City 1-1 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Wed 24 Feb Stoke City 3 - 1 Man. City F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Tue 16 Feb Stoke City 1 - 1 Man. City Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Man. City 1 - 1 Stoke City F.A. Cup

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Manchester City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 37 points from their 29 games played so far,

Manchester City's total of 69 points from their 29 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stoke City 6 2 1 3 5 5 7
Manchester City 6 4 0 2 10 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Stoke City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Manchester City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stoke City 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Manchester City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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Stoke City Match Reports

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