Portsmouth play host to Manchester United at Fratton Park at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, Pompey have recorded 9 wins, and Man Utd. have come away with 8 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was more than a decade ago, in January 1994, with Man Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pompey in a League Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Man Utd.||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Man Utd.||4 - 1||Portsmouth||FAC|
|1993/1994||Wed 26 Jan||Portsmouth||0-1||Man Utd.||LC|
|1993/1994||Wed 12 Jan||Man Utd.||2 - 2||Portsmouth||LC|
|1991/1992||Wed 30 Oct||Man Utd.||3 - 1||Portsmouth||LC|
|1989/1990||Tue 03 Oct||Man Utd.||0 - 0||Portsmouth||LC|
|1989/1990||Wed 20 Sep||Portsmouth||2 - 3||Man Utd.||LC|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Pompey's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Man Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Red Devils's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 32 matches. Man Utd. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 68 points from their 32 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Portsmouth are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Portsmouth||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Man Utd.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.