FM Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Accrington Stanley 25 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 24 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Shrewsbury Town v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley face a trip to Shrewsbury Town at Prostar Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, Reds have recorded 2 wins, and Shrewsbury Town have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Shrewsbury Tn. 0 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 18 Jan Accrington S. 1 - 3 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Shrewsbury Tn. 0 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Accrington S. 2 - 0 Shrewsbury Tn. (Associate Members)
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Accrington S. 1 - 3 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two
2008/2009 Tue 03 Feb Shrewsbury Tn. 2 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Tue 21 Oct Accrington S. 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Shrewsbury Town could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Shrews, with 5 goals against.

In complete contrast to Shrewsbury Town, Accrington Stanley are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. While the Reds have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Shrewsbury Town's total of 24 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Accrington Stanley are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 15 from their 14 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Shrewsbury Town 6 2 1 3 8 11 7
Accrington Stanley 6 1 2 3 6 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Shrewsbury Town. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Shrewsbury Town Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Accrington Stanley Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 14 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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