FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 29 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Bristol City fixture

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.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
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
1994/1995Sat 24 SepBristol City0 - 1MiddlesbroughCHMP
1993/1994Sat 04 DecBristol City0 - 0MiddlesbroughCHMP

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.