FM Preview: Liverpool v Sunderland 01 Jan 2013

Last updated : 31 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Liverpool v Sunderland fixture

Sunderland face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, Black Cats have recorded 19 wins, and Liverpool have come away with 39 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Anfield was just last season, in August 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Sunderland 1 - 1 Liverpool Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Sunderland 1 - 0 Liverpool Premier League
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Liverpool 1 - 1 Sunderland Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 20 Mar Sunderland 0 - 2 Liverpool Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Liverpool 2 - 2 Sunderland Premier League
2009/2010 Sun 28 Mar Liverpool 3 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 17 Oct Sunderland 1 - 0 Liverpool Premier League

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

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 6 conceded.

Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Black Cats's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Liverpool's 25 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Sunderland see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 22 points from their 20 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Liverpool 6 4 0 2 11 8 12
Sunderland 6 3 0 3 8 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Liverpool may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Liverpool 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Sunderland 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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