FootyMAD's Wigan Athletic match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th May 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Stoke City take on Wigan Athletic in a Premier League match on Saturday, 16th May 2009 at 15:00.
Stoke City play host to Wigan Athletic at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, having won 6 and lost only 1 of the 10 games.
The last time the two teams met at Stoke City was just over four years ago, in November 2004, with Wigan Ath. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Potters in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Wigan Ath.||0 - 0||Stoke City||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Wigan Ath.||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Stoke City||0-1||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 21 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 1||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 14 Oct||Wigan Ath.||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Stoke City||3 - 0||Wigan Ath.||FAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 26 Jan||Stoke City||2 - 2||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Potters score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of Wigan Ath. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Latics have hit 4 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 36 games played so far, Wigan Ath. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 42 points from their 36 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 ...
The match against Wigan Ath. 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||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Wigan Ath.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.
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