FM Preview: Morecambe v Accrington Stanley 26 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Morecambe v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley face a trip to Morecambe at Globe Arena on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2011, with Accrington Stanley inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Shrimps in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Accrington S. 1 - 1 Morecambe League Two
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Morecambe 1-2 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Accrington S. 3 - 2 Morecambe League Two
2009/2010 Sat 26 Dec Morecambe 1 - 2 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Tue 27 Jan Accrington S. 1 - 0 Morecambe League Two
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Morecambe 1 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2007/2008 Wed 12 Mar Accrington S. 3 - 2 Morecambe League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Shrimps's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Accrington Stanley's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Reds's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Morecambe's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Accrington Stanley see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 29 points from their 21 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Morecambe 6 0 2 4 3 10 2
Accrington Stanley 6 4 1 1 12 7 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Accrington Stanley have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Morecambe. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Morecambe Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Accrington Stanley Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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