Stoke City prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 36 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 January 2006, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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 23 Dec||Ipswich Town||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 08 Apr||Ipswich Town||1 - 4||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Stoke City||2-2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Potters, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Stoke City, Ipswich Town are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tractor Boys have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 47 points from their 29 games so far. Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City may be coming up against a decent side in Ipswich Town, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home Win
|Stoke City||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Ipswich Town||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.