Coventry pack their bags to visit Sunderland at Stadium Of Light on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 1 wins, and Sunderland have come away with 6 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Stadium Of Light was more than three years back, in October 2000, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2000/2001||Mon 16 Apr||Coventry||1 - 0||Sunderland||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Oct||Sunderland||1 - 0||Coventry||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 12 Feb||Coventry||3 - 2||Sunderland||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sun 29 Aug||Sunderland||1 - 1||Coventry||PREM|
|1996/1997||Wed 01 Jan||Coventry||2 - 2||Sunderland||PREM|
|1996/1997||Sat 21 Sep||Sunderland||1 - 0||Coventry||PREM|
|1990/1991||Sat 23 Feb||Coventry||0 - 0||Sunderland||DIV1|
Recent respective form guides
Sunderland have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
Coventry have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Sky Blues's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Sunderland are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 31 points from 17 games. Coventry see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 21 points from their 16 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Coventry have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Sunderland may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Sunderland||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Coventry||4 games since last defeat.|