FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Bristol City 24 Mar 2012

Last updated : 23 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Middlesbrough v Bristol City fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Bristol City at Riverside Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 22 of the 33 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was just last season, in October 2010, with Bristol City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Boro in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Bristol City 0 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Bristol City 0 - 4 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Middlesbrough 1-2 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Middlesbrough 0 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Bristol City 2 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2007/2008 Sat 05 Jan Bristol City 1 - 2 Middlesbrough F.A. Cup
2006/2007 Tue 13 Feb Middlesbrough 2 - 2 Bristol City F.A. Cup

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

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Bristol City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Robins have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.

Middlesbrough's total of 60 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Middlesbrough 6 2 1 3 6 9 7
Bristol City 6 1 1 4 5 12 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The current home form displayed by Middlesbrough is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Bristol City, we firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the Boro. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Middlesbrough 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bristol City Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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