FM Preview: West Ham United v Manchester United 17 Apr 2013

Last updated : 16 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

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

West Ham United prepare to entertain Manchester United at Boleyn Ground on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 58 games played, Hammers have recorded 26 wins, and Manchester United have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was earlier this season, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Wed 16 Jan Man. Utd. 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 05 Jan West Ham Utd. 2-2 Man. Utd. F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Wed 28 Nov Man. Utd. 1 - 0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr West Ham Utd. 2 - 4 Man. Utd. Premier League
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

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Recent respective form guides

West Ham United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Hammers in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Red Devils have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Red Devils, and 4 goals against.

West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 38 points from their 32 games played so far,

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 31 games giving them a return of 80 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
West Ham United 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Manchester United 6 5 0 1 11 2 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Hammers are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Manchester United will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
West Ham United 4 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Manchester United 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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