FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Northampton Town 02 Apr 2011

Last updated : 01 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Northampton Town fixture

Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Northampton Town at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in August 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Northampton 0 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 09 Feb Northampton 4 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 18 Aug Accrington S. 0-3 Northampton League Two
1960/1961 Tue 25 Apr Northampton 2 - 1 Accrington S. Fourth Division
1960/1961 Mon 03 Oct Accrington S. 3 - 2 Northampton Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, The Reds have rattled up an impressive 17 goals, and conceded 3.

In complete contrast to Accrington Stanley, Northampton Town are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Accrington Stanley's 57 points from 38 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Northampton Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 42 points from 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 3 2 1 12 5 11
Northampton Town 6 0 2 4 8 12 2

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Northampton Town Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 12 most recent games.

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