FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 26 February 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Charlton Athletic fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at Riverside Stadium on Sunday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Boro are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 9 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was just last season, in December 2003, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 MarCharlton Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 DecMiddlesbrough0-0Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sat 22 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
2002/2003Sun 20 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2001/2002Sun 03 FebMiddlesbrough0 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
2001/2002Sat 13 OctCharlton Ath.0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Boro in those games, with 4 conceded.

The Addicks have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Addicks's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.

Middlesbrough find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 41 points they have accumulated from 27 games. Charlton Ath.'s 38 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.631210810

FootyMad's prediction ...

Middlesbrough are starting to turn Riverside Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occassion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Charlton Ath. No win in the 3 most recent games.