FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 26 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon, with the intention of improving a poor record there. The have ended up losing on 9 of the 11 occasions the two teams have clashed.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, as the Red Devils edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a Premier League match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010 Sun 27 Dec Hull City 1 - 3 Man. Utd. PREM
2008/2009 Sun 24 May Hull City 0 - 1 Man. Utd. PREM
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov Man. Utd. 4 - 3 Hull City PREM
1987/1988 Wed 07 Oct Hull City 0 - 1 Man. Utd. LGEC
1987/1988 Wed 23 Sep Man. Utd. 5 - 0 Hull City LGEC
1974/1975 Sat 15 Feb Man. Utd. 2 - 0 Hull City CHMP
1974/1975 Sat 23 Nov Hull City 2 - 0 Man. Utd. CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. During these games, Red Devils have smashed 13 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Tigers have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Man. Utd.'s total of 47 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 19 points from their 21 games thus far.

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

Current form guides: P W D L F A P
Man. Utd. 6 3 1 2 13 5 10
Hull City 6 0 3 3 4 12 3

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Tigers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Man. Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. 9 games since last home draw.
Hull City Not won in previous 18 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.