Liverpool Match Preview

Last updated : 31 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer

History of the Liverpool v Birmingham City fixture

Blues face a trip to Anfield on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 39 out of 56 times.

The most recent encounter at Anfield between these two sides was just last season, in November 2004, with the Blues inflicting a 1-0 defeat upon the Reds in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBirmingham C.2 - 2LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Sat 12 FebBirmingham C.2 - 0LiverpoolPREM
2004/2005Sat 06 NovLiverpool0 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2003/2004Sat 08 MayBirmingham C.0 - 3LiverpoolPREM
2003/2004Sun 30 NovLiverpool3 - 1Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sun 23 FebBirmingham C.2 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Wed 11 SepLiverpool2 - 2Birmingham C.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Reds have scored 9 and conceded 0 during this period.

In complete contrast to Liverpool, Birmingham City are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Blues have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 44 points from their 21 games. Birmingham City are stuck down in the relegation zone of the Barclays Premiership with a return of just 19 points from their 22 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFA
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STB prediction ...

Blues have been in poor form away from home of late but I can see them taking a point from their trip to Merseyside. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
LiverpoolWon 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Birmingham C.Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.