FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Bristol City 08 Dec 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th December 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol City at 15:00 on 8th December 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Bristol City fixture
Bristol City pack their bags to visit Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 25 games.
The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was within the last three years, in April 2010, with Bristol City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Owls in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 08 Jan||Bristol City||0 - 3||Sheff. Wed.||F.A. Cup|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Sheff. Wed.||0-1||Bristol City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Bristol City||1 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Apr||Bristol City||1 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Bristol City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||Bristol City||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Bristol City||Championship|
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Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Owls have scored 4, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Bristol City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Robins have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheffield Wednesday are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 15 points from their 20 games thus far.
Bristol City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 15 points from their 20 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Bristol City on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Sheffield Wednesday. No-score draw
|Sheffield Wednesday||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 6 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Bristol City||7 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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