FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Bradford City 23 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 22nd April 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Accrington Stanley and Bradford City at 15:00 on 23rd April 2011 in the League Two.
History of the Accrington Stanley v Bradford City fixture
Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Bradford City at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 10 of the 21 previous games, with the The Reds winning just 7.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in February 2010, with Accrington Stanley running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 23 Nov||Bradford City||1 - 1||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Accrington S.||2-0||Bradford City||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Bradford City||1 - 1||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Bradford City||1 - 1||Accrington S.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 11 Oct||Accrington S.||2 - 3||Bradford City||League Two|
|2007/2008||Tue 01 Jan||Accrington S.||0 - 2||Bradford City||League Two|
|2007/2008||Tue 02 Oct||Bradford City||0 - 3||Accrington S.||League Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Accrington Stanley are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, The Reds have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.
Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bantams have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 65 points from their 42 games so far.
Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 48 points from their 42 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The Reds's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Accrington Stanley||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Bradford City||7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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