FM Preview: Birmingham City v Charlton Athletic 18 Aug 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2012
The game between Birmingham City and Charlton Athletic in the Championship on 18th August 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Birmingham City v Charlton Athletic fixture
Charlton Athletic pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St. Andrews on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Addicks will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 28 games.
The previous match played between the two at St. Andrews was more than three years back, in November 2008, as the Blues edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Apr||Charlton Ath.||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Birmingham C.||3 - 2||Charlton Ath.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Charlton Ath.||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Birmingham C.||0 - 1||Charlton Ath.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Charlton Ath.||3 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Birmingham C.||1 - 1||Charlton Ath.||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Charlton Ath.||1 - 1||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Blues, with 7 goals against.
The Addicks have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Addicks's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Addicks to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Charlton Athletic take away one point. No-score draw
|Birmingham City||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
|Charlton Athletic||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.
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