FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Plymouth Argyle 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Accrington Stanley play host to Plymouth Argyle at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Accrington Stanley and Plymouth Argyle at Fraser Eagle Stadium was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1959, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Third Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Plymouth Arg. 2 - 2 Accrington S. League Two
1958/1959 Sat 25 Apr Accrington S. 1-1 Plymouth Arg. Third Division
1958/1959 Wed 04 Mar Plymouth Arg. 2 - 4 Accrington S. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Reds, with 8 goals against.

In complete contrast to Accrington Stanley, Plymouth Argyle are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pilgrims have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 43 points from their 29 games so far.

Plymouth Argyle are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 24 points from 30 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 3 1 2 10 7 10
Plymouth Argyle 6 1 3 2 7 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Accrington Stanley fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Reds. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley 12 games since last home draw.
Plymouth Argyle Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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