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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Middlesbrough||1 - 2||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 30 Jan||Middlesbrough||0 - 0||Bristol City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 29 Aug||Bristol City||2 - 1||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Jan||Bristol City||1 - 2||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|2006/2007||Tue 13 Feb||Middlesbrough||2 - 2||Bristol City||FAC|
|2006/2007||Sat 27 Jan||Bristol City||2 - 2||Middlesbrough||FAC|
|1994/1995||Sat 04 Mar||Middlesbrough||3 - 0||Bristol City||CHMP|
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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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
|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.