FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Liverpool 29 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool at 17:30 on 29th October 2011 in the Premier League.
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Liverpool fixture
West Bromwich Albion prepare to entertain Liverpool at The Hawthorns at tea-time on Saturday, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 27 of the 69 previous games, with the Baggies winning just 24.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Baggies carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||West Brom.||2-1||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 29 Aug||Liverpool||1 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 May||West Brom.||0 - 2||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Liverpool||3 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||West Brom.||0 - 2||Liverpool||Premiership|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Liverpool||1 - 0||West Brom.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sun 26 Dec||West Brom.||0 - 5||Liverpool||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Reds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
West Bromwich Albion see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 11 points from their 9 games played so far,
Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 15 from their 9 games so far.
Current overall team form
|West Bromwich Albion||6||2||2||2||7||8||8|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Baggies at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Reds come away with an easy victory. Away win
|West Bromwich Albion||Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Liverpool||3 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
7 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here