FM Preview: Sunderland v West Ham United 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sunderland v West Ham United fixture

Sunderland are ready to welcome West Ham United to Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 42 games played, Black Cats have recorded 20 wins, and West Ham United have come away with 13 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Stadium of Light was within the last three years, in December 2010, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep West Ham Utd. 1 - 1 Sunderland Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 22 May West Ham Utd. 0 - 3 Sunderland Premier League
2010/2011 Sun 05 Dec Sunderland 1-0 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Tue 21 Sep Sunderland 1 - 2 West Ham Utd. League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr West Ham Utd. 1 - 0 Sunderland Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Sunderland 2 - 2 West Ham Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr West Ham Utd. 2 - 0 Sunderland Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Sunderland have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Black Cats's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of West Ham United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Hammers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Sunderland find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 21 matches.

West Ham United see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 26 points from their 20 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sunderland 6 2 1 3 6 10 7
West Ham United 6 1 2 3 7 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sunderland are not exactly setting the world alight at Stadium of Light at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past West Ham United in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sunderland 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
West Ham United Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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