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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Dec||Hull City||1 - 4||Sunderland||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Mar||Sunderland||2 - 0||Hull City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Hull City||0 - 1||Sunderland||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Sat 14 Apr||Sunderland||0 - 1||Hull City||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Mon 01 Jan||Hull City||3 - 2||Sunderland||CHMP|
|1988/1989||Sat 25 Feb||Sunderland||2 - 0||Hull City||CHMP|
|1988/1989||Sat 15 Oct||Hull City||0 - 0||Sunderland||CHMP|
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.
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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
|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.