Middlesbrough are ready to welcome Bristol City to 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 31 contests.
The previous match played between the two at Riverside Stadium was within the last three years, in February 2007, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in an F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|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|
|1994/1995||Sat 24 Sep||Bristol City||0 - 1||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 04 Dec||Bristol City||0 - 0||Middlesbrough||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Middlesbrough's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
Bristol City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Middlesbrough's 36 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Bristol City's 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Boro to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Middlesbrough||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Bristol City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.