FootyMAD's Sunderland match preview

Last updated : 17 April 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sunderland v Hull City fixture

Hull City pack their bags to visit Sunderland at The Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at The Stadium of Light was within the last three years, in March 2007, with Sunderland running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 DecHull City1 - 4SunderlandPREM
2006/2007Sat 17 MarSunderland2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 OctHull City0 - 1SunderlandCHMP
1989/1990Sat 14 AprSunderland0 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Mon 01 JanHull City3 - 2SunderlandCHMP
1988/1989Sat 25 FebSunderland2 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1988/1989Sat 15 OctHull City0 - 0SunderlandCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sunderland are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Hull City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sunderland are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 32 matches. Hull City find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 32 matches.

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

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Tigers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Sunderland. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sunderland Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Hull City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.