FM Preview: West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland 21 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th August 2010
The game between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday, 21st August 2010 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the West Bromwich Albion v Sunderland fixture
West Brom. prepare to entertain Sunderland at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 71 games played, The Baggies have recorded 35 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Hawthorns was just last season, in April 2009, with West Brom. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||West Brom.||3-0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Sunderland||4 - 0||West Brom.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||West Brom.||1 - 2||Sunderland||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Mon 28 Aug||Sunderland||2 - 0||West Brom.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 21 Jan||West Brom.||0 - 1||Sunderland||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Sep||Sunderland||1 - 1||West Brom.||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 18 Apr||Sunderland||0 - 1||West Brom.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the The Baggies, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to West Brom., Sunderland are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Black Cats have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 1 games have yielded only 0 points. Sunderland lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 1 from their 1 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
West Brom. may be coming up against a decent side in Sunderland, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Baggies. Home Win
|West Brom.||Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sunderland||5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.