FootyMAD's Sunderland match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 24th April 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as West Bromwich Albion take on Sunderland in a Premier League match on Saturday, 25th April 2009 at 15:00.
West Brom. are ready to welcome Sunderland to The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 70 games played, The Baggies have recorded 34 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 18 victories.
The previous match played between the two at The Hawthorns was within the last three years, in March 2007, with Sunderland inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Baggies 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 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|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||West Brom.||0 - 0||Sunderland||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
West Bromwich Albion's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While The Baggies have scored 6, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Sunderland is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Black Cats have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
West Brom. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 33 games have yielded only 25 points. Sunderland find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 33 matches.
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 ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from West Brom. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Baggies will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|West Brom.||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.|
Not won in the 13 most recent games.
|Sunderland||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.