History of the Manchester United v Blackpool fixture
Blackpool travel to take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 28 out of 42 times.
The last time the two teams met at Manchester United was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1975, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Blackpool||2 - 3||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|1974/1975||Sat 26 Apr||Man. Utd.||4-0||Blackpool||Second Division|
|1974/1975||Sat 19 Oct||Blackpool||0 - 3||Man. Utd.||Second Division|
|1970/1971||Sat 01 May||Blackpool||1 - 1||Man. Utd.||First Division|
|1970/1971||Sat 26 Sep||Man. Utd.||1 - 1||Blackpool||First Division|
|1966/1967||Sat 25 Feb||Man. Utd.||4 - 0||Blackpool||First Division|
|1966/1967||Sat 08 Oct||Blackpool||1 - 2||Man. Utd.||First Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Red Devils, with 3 goals against.
In complete contrast to Manchester United, Blackpool are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Seasiders have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Manchester United are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 77 points from the 37 games played.
Blackpool are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 39 points from their 37 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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|Manchester United||Won 16 successive home games.
17 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Blackpool||Not won in previous 8 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.
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