FM Preview: Bristol City v Middlesbrough 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol City v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Boro have recorded 6 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, the Robins carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctMiddlesbrough1 - 2Bristol CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 30 JanMiddlesbrough0 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2009/2010Sat 29 AugBristol City2 - 1MiddlesbroughCHMP
2007/2008Sat 05 JanBristol City1 - 2MiddlesbroughFAC
2006/2007Tue 13 FebMiddlesbrough2 - 2Bristol CityFAC
2006/2007Sat 27 JanBristol City2 - 2MiddlesbroughFAC
1994/1995Sat 04 MarMiddlesbrough3 - 0Bristol CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Robins, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Bristol City, Middlesbrough are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Boro's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Bristol City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches. Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Boro have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.