FM Preview: Ebbsfleet United v Lincoln City 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Ebbsfleet United v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Ebbsfleet United at Stonebridge Road on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Red Imps won the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Ebbsfleet United and Lincoln City at Stonebridge Road was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Lincoln City inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Fleet in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Lincoln City 1 - 1 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Ebbsfleet Utd. 2-3 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Lincoln City 3 - 0 Ebbsfleet Utd. (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Ebbsfleet United have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The Fleet's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Lincoln City however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Red Imps, and 12 goals against.

Ebbsfleet United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 23 points from their 24 games thus far.

Lincoln City see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 31 points from their 24 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Ebbsfleet United 6 1 2 3 9 15 5
Lincoln City 6 1 2 3 8 12 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Ebbsfleet United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Ebbsfleet United Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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