FM Preview: West Ham United v Manchester United 02 Apr 2011

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Last updated : 01 April 2011

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Manchester United fixture

West Ham United prepare to entertain Manchester United at Boleyn Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Hammers have recorded 27 wins, and Manchester United have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was earlier this season, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 30 Nov West Ham Utd. 4-0 Man. Utd. League Cup
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Man. Utd. 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Tue 23 Feb Man. Utd. 3 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec West Ham Utd. 0 - 4 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 08 Feb West Ham Utd. 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Wed 29 Oct Man. Utd. 2 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 03 May Man. Utd. 4 - 1 West Ham Utd. Premier League

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

Recent respective form guides

West Ham United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 8 conceded.

Manchester United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Red Devils's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

West Ham United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 30 matches.

Manchester United are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 63 points from the 30 games played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 3 2 1 15 7 11
Manchester United 6 4 0 2 11 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Boleyn Ground for the Hammers and the Madmen are unable to see past Manchester United claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United Won 3 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Manchester United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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