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  • March 5, 2011
  • • 17:30
  • • Etihad Stadium, Manchester
  • Referee: S. Attwell
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Premier League Preview: Manchester City - Wigan Athletic

Premier League Preview: Manchester City - Wigan Athletic


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PROBABLE LINE-UPS

Manchester City: Hart; Richards, Boateng, Lescott, Zabaleta; Vieira, Barry; Silva, Yaya Toure, Balotelli; Tevez.

Wigan Athletic: Al Habsi; Gohouri, Alcaraz, G Caldwell, Figueroa; McCarthy, Watson, Diame; Moses, Rodallega, N'Zogbia.


DID YOU KNOW?

  • Manchester City have accumulated just five points in their last five Premier League games.

  • If City lose, and Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur win in this round of fixtures, they will drop outside the Champions League qualifying positions for the first time since September 19, 2010.

  • The Eastlands outfit have lost two home games in the league this season, while Wigan have won only two on the road.

  • City have kept eight clean sheets in 14 Premier League games this season.

  • Carlos Tevez (18) has scored three times more than his closest club rival Mario Balotelli (6).
  • Wigan sit bottom of the Premier League on 27 points.
  • Last weekend's 4-0 defeat at the hands of Manchester United put Wigan's goal difference on -22, which is the worst in the divison.
  • The Latics have won just one league game in 2011 - a 4-3 victory over Blackburn Rovers on February 5.
  • Wigan are one point and six places worse off this season than after 28 games of their last campaign.
  • Hugo Rodallega is the only recognised centre forward to have scored for Wigan in the Premier League this term.

LAST MEETING

September 19, 2010: Wigan Athletic 0-2 Manchester City

Goals from Tevez and Yaya Toure saw City claim a 2-0 victory at the DW Stadium in September. The result saw manager Roberto Mancini's men climb back into the Champions League qualifying places.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Manchester City

Wigan Athletic

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Manchester City FC MNC
Manchester City FC Manchester City
Draw
Wigan Athletic FC WIG
Wigan Athletic FC Wigan Athletic
89%

Top 3 Predictions

Manchester City FC MNC
3 - 0
Wigan Athletic FC WIG
Manchester City FC MNC
2 - 0
Wigan Athletic FC WIG
Manchester City FC MNC
3 - 1
Wigan Athletic FC WIG

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