FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United fixture

West Brom. are ready to welcome Manchester United to The Hawthorns on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 57 games played, The Baggies have recorded 28 wins, and Man. Utd. have come away with 16 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in March 2006, with Man. Utd. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Baggies in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 18 OctMan. Utd.4 - 0West Brom.PREM
2005/2006Sat 18 MarWest Brom.1-2Man. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 26 DecMan. Utd.3 - 0West Brom.PREM
2005/2006Wed 30 NovMan. Utd.3 - 1West Brom.LGEC
2004/2005Sat 07 MayMan. Utd.1 - 1West Brom.PREM
2004/2005Sat 27 NovWest Brom.0 - 3Man. Utd.PREM
2003/2004Wed 03 DecWest Brom.2 - 0Man. Utd.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the The Baggies in those games, with 5 conceded.

Man. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 1 have been let in at the wrong end.

West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 21 points. Man. Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 47 points from the 21 games played.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.632111511
Man. Utd.650111415

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Baggies are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Man. Utd. will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics:
West Brom.Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Man. Utd.5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.