FM Preview: Gateshead v Lincoln City 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Gateshead v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City travel to take on Gateshead at International Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 12 games played, Red Imps have recorded 5 wins, and Gateshead have come away with 6 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Gateshead was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1951, with Gateshead running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Third Division (North) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 20 Sep Lincoln City 1 - 0 Gateshead (Conference) Premier
1980/1981 Sat 22 Nov Lincoln City 1 - 0 Gateshead F.A. Cup
1951/1952 Sat 26 Jan Lincoln City 1 - 0 Gateshead Third Division (North)
1951/1952 Sat 22 Sep Gateshead 3-1 Lincoln City Third Division (North)
1950/1951 Mon 26 Mar Gateshead 1 - 2 Lincoln City Third Division (North)
1950/1951 Fri 23 Mar Lincoln City 2 - 1 Gateshead Third Division (North)
1949/1950 Sat 18 Feb Gateshead 2 - 1 Lincoln City Third Division (North)

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Recent respective form guides

Gateshead have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tynesiders in those games, with 8 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Red Imps have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Gateshead's total of 50 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 28 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Gateshead 6 3 2 1 9 6 11
Lincoln City 6 2 1 3 7 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Gateshead Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Lincoln City 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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