Tottenham Hotspur Match Preview

Last updated : 06 January 2004 By Brian Cartlidge

History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City fixture

Blues face Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 8 of the 41 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at White Hart Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2003, Spurs carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match .. view report

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugBirmingham City1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2002/2003Sat 05 AprTottenham H.2 - 1Birmingham CityPREM
2002/2003Sat 30 NovBirmingham City1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2000/2001Tue 31 OctTottenham H.1 - 3Birmingham CityLC
1985/1986Wed 16 AprTottenham H.2 - 0Birmingham CityDIV1
1985/1986Sat 15 MarBirmingham City1 - 2Tottenham H.DIV1
1983/1984Sat 25 FebTottenham H.0 - 1Birmingham CityDIV1

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by Spurs in those games, with 7 conceded.

The Blues have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tottenham are stuck down in the relegation zone of the Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 18 points from their 19 games thus far. Blues' 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham Hotspur61145104
Birmingham City6303999

Prediction ...

The away form of the Blues has only been average thus far, although I see them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to White Hart Lane .. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham Hotspur4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Birmingham City4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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