FM Preview: Gillingham v Accrington Stanley 10 Sep 2011

Last updated : 09 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Gillingham v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the The Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Gillingham running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Gillingham 3-1 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Accrington S. 7 - 4 Gillingham League Two
2009/2010 Tue 19 Jan Accrington S. 1 - 0 Gillingham F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 07 Mar Accrington S. 0 - 2 Gillingham League Two
2008/2009 Sat 30 Aug Gillingham 1 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
1960/1961 Mon 12 Sep Accrington S. 3 - 0 Gillingham Fourth Division
1960/1961 Wed 07 Sep Gillingham 2 - 1 Accrington S. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Gillingham have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Gills's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Accrington Stanley is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Reds have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Gillingham's total of 10 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Accrington Stanley see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 8 points from their 6 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gillingham 6 2 1 3 7 8 7
Accrington Stanley 6 3 1 2 8 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Gills, as the The Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gillingham 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Accrington Stanley Not won in previous 11 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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