FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Bristol Rovers 05 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Accrington Stanley and Bristol Rovers at 15:00 on 5th November 2011 in the League Two.
History of the Accrington Stanley v Bristol Rovers fixture
Accrington Stanley play host to Bristol Rovers at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the Reds have won one and drawn one.
The last time the two teams met at Accrington Stanley was just over four years ago, in March 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2006/2007||Tue 06 Mar||Accrington S.||1-1||Bristol Rvs.||League Two|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 0||Accrington S.||League Two|
|1933/1934||Sat 09 Dec||Accrington S.||1 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||F.A. Cup|
|1929/1930||Sat 14 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||4 - 1||Accrington S.||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Accrington Stanley's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Reds have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Bristol Rovers's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pirates have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Accrington Stanley are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 16 from their 16 matches played.
Bristol Rovers find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 16 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Fraser Eagle Stadium for the Reds and the Madmen are unable to see past Bristol Rovers claiming victory in a close match.
|Accrington Stanley||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Bristol Rovers||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.
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