FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 14th November 2008
The game between Manchester United and Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday, 15th November 2008 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Stoke City travel to take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 43 games played, Potters have recorded 7 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 20 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Man. Utd. was well over fifteen years ago, back in October 1993, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1993/1994||Wed 06 Oct||Man. Utd.||2 - 0||Stoke City||LGEC|
|1993/1994||Wed 22 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||LGEC|
|1984/1985||Sat 06 Apr||Man. Utd.||5 - 0||Stoke City||PREM|
|1984/1985||Wed 26 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|1983/1984||Sat 31 Dec||Man. Utd.||1 - 0||Stoke City||PREM|
|1983/1984||Sat 03 Sep||Stoke City||0 - 1||Man. Utd.||PREM|
|1982/1983||Wed 02 Mar||Stoke City||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.
In complete contrast to Man. Utd., Stoke City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Potters have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 21 points from their 11 games. Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 14 points from their 12 games played so far,
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 Red Devils, as the Potters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Man. Utd.||Won 7 successive home games.|
8 games since last home draw.
|Stoke City||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
5 games since last defeat.
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