FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2007
The game between Stoke City and Coventry City in the Championship on Saturday 3rd November 2007 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Coventry City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, winning 59.26% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2006, the Potters carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Coventry City||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Mon 06 Nov||Stoke City||1-0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Stoke City||0 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Wed 02 Nov||Coventry City||1 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Coventry City||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Stoke City's total of 20 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Coventry City's 18 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th 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 ...
The match against Coventry City is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Potters in a close run game. Home Win
|Stoke City||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Coventry City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
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