FM Preview: Coventry City v Middlesbrough 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Boro have recorded 5 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2010, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Middlesbrough 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 04 Dec Coventry City 1 - 0 Middlesbrough Championship
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Coventry City 2 - 2 Middlesbrough Championship
2005/2006 Wed 08 Feb Middlesbrough 1 - 0 Coventry City F.A. Cup
2005/2006 Sat 28 Jan Coventry City 1 - 1 Middlesbrough F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Boro have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Boro's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Coventry City find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 19 points.

Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 45 points from 26 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 2 0 4 4 5 6
Middlesbrough 6 3 1 2 6 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Middlesbrough are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City 5 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Middlesbrough 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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