FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 22 December 2006 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 Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 46 games played, Boro have recorded 23 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Wed 12 AprMiddlesbrough4-2Charlton Ath.FAC
2005/2006Thu 23 MarCharlton Ath.0 - 0MiddlesbroughFAC
2005/2006Sun 12 MarCharlton Ath.2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 28 AugMiddlesbrough0 - 3Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sun 27 FebMiddlesbrough2 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
2004/2005Sat 30 OctCharlton Ath.1 - 2MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 13 MarCharlton Ath.1 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.

The away form of Charlton Ath. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Addicks have hit 7 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Middlesbrough are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches. Charlton Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 12 points from their 18 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Charlton Ath. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Boro in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Charlton Ath. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 21 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.