FootyMAD's Sunderland match preview

Last updated : 07 December 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Coventry City v Sunderland fixture

Coventry City are ready to welcome Sunderland to Highfield Road Stadium on Monday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Sky Blues are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 15 games.

The previous match played between the two at Highfield Road Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2001, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovSunderland0 - 0Coventry CityLD1
2000/2001Mon 16 AprCoventry City1-0SunderlandPREM
2000/2001Sat 28 OctSunderland1 - 0Coventry CityPREM
1999/2000Sat 12 FebCoventry City3 - 2SunderlandPREM
1999/2000Sun 29 AugSunderland1 - 1Coventry CityPREM
1996/1997Wed 01 JanCoventry City2 - 2SunderlandPREM
1996/1997Sat 21 SepSunderland1 - 0Coventry CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 25 points from their 21 matches. Sunderland's 34 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Coventry City 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

Sequence statistics:
Coventry CityDrawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
SunderlandNo win in the 2 most recent games.