FM Preview: Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion fixture

West Bromwich Albion face a trip to Stoke City at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Baggies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 9 of the 64 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 28 Aug West Brom. 0 - 1 Stoke City Premier League
2010/2011 Mon 28 Feb Stoke City 1 - 1 West Brom. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov West Brom. 0 - 3 Stoke City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr West Brom. 0 - 2 Stoke City Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Stoke City 1 - 0 West Brom. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 22 Dec Stoke City 3 - 1 West Brom. Championship
2007/2008 Wed 03 Oct West Brom. 1 - 1 Stoke City Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Stoke City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The Baggies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Baggies's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Stoke City's 30 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

West Bromwich Albion find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 21 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Stoke City 6 2 3 1 7 7 9
West Bromwich Albion 6 2 1 3 8 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and we think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Potters. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Stoke City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
West Bromwich Albion 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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