FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Northampton Town 17 Mar 2012

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, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Accrington Stanley running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Northampton 0 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Accrington S. 3-1 Northampton League Two
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 have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Northampton Town have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Cobblers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Accrington Stanley see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 46 points from their 35 games played so far,

Northampton Town are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 37 from their 35 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 0 3 3 5 13 3
Northampton Town 6 4 1 1 13 9 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Accrington Stanley are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Northampton Town Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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