Stat attack West Ham
- 30 April 2011 08:57
- Posted by David Clayton
Here are all the facts, figures and trivia you need to know ahead of Sunday’s clash with West Ham United…
City have won five and drawn one of the last six Premier League meetings between the clubs at the City of Manchester Stadium.
The Hammers have never won a game at the City of Manchester Stadium.
The Blues beat West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park earlier this season and will be looking to complete a first league double since the 2006/07 season.
Wayne Bridge, on loan from City but unavailable for today’s game, has played 15 times for West Ham so far this season.
This is the 92nd meeting between the two clubs in all competitions – City are slightly ahead overall having won 41 to West Ham’s 35 – 15 games have ended in a draw.
West Ham’s current form is the worst in the Premier League with five defeats and a draw in their last six games in all competitions
The Blues haven’t won back-to-back Premier League games since New Year’s Day while West Ham have won just once on the road during 2011.
Carlton Cole is the Hammers’ top scorer this season with 11 goals in all competitions, though just five have come in the league.
The Blues need three more wins to beat the 67 Premier League points record set last season.
West Ham have lost 3-0 on six occasions this season – their most common result during 2010/11.
Avram Grant has presided over 44 games as West Ham manager, winning 15, drawing 11 and losing 18 times.
Since losing at home to Everton back in December, City have won 12 of their last 13 home games, drawing the other and scoring 36 goals in the process.