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Last updated : 12 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Middlesbrough v Liverpool fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Liverpool at Riverside Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 65 games played, Boro have recorded 26 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2004, with Middlesbrough running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 AprLiverpool1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2004/2005Sat 20 NovMiddlesbrough2-0LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Wed 10 NovLiverpool2 - 0MiddlesbroughLGEC
2003/2004Sun 02 MayLiverpool2 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Sat 22 NovMiddlesbrough0 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Sat 08 FebLiverpool1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sat 09 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 0LiverpoolPREM

Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Reds, and 4 goals against.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Middlesbrough's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Liverpool. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Middlesbrough Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Liverpool 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.