FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Oxford United 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Oxford United fixture

Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Oxford United at Crown Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Though past meetings have resulted in more draws than losses for Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Crown Ground was earlier this season, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 18 Dec Oxford Utd. 2 - 0 Accrington S. F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 01 Dec Accrington S. 3-3 Oxford Utd. F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Oxford Utd. 5 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2011/2012 Tue 27 Mar Accrington S. 0 - 2 Oxford Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Oxford Utd. 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Accrington S. 0 - 0 Oxford Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 28 Aug Oxford Utd. 0 - 0 Accrington S. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Reds in those games, with 8 conceded.

The U's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the U's, and 7 goals against.

Accrington Stanley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 54 points from their 45 matches.

Oxford United's 62 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 3 2 1 8 5 11
Oxford United 6 2 1 3 7 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds go into their game against Oxford United in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Oxford United 12 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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