Stoke City prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Britannia Stadium on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 35 games played, Potters have recorded 16 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was just last season, in September 2004, as the Potters squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 14 Sep||Stoke City||3-2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 02 Mar||Stoke City||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 18 Oct||Ipswich Town||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Ipswich Town||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sun 22 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 07 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Ipswich Town's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Tractor Boys's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Stoke City's 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 32 points from their 27 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Stoke City at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Potters will at least gain a draw. Score draw
|Stoke City||13 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Ipswich Town||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.