FM Preview: Lincoln City v Alfreton Town 10 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Alfreton Town fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Alfreton Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Red Imps lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.

The only previous meeting between Lincoln City and Alfreton Town at Sincil Bank Stadium was earlier this season, with Alfreton Town inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Red Imps in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 01 Nov Lincoln City 1-2 Alfreton T. F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Alfreton T. 1 - 1 Lincoln City F.A. Cup
2011/2012 Tue 11 Oct Alfreton T. 1 - 3 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Red Imps's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Alfreton Town's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Reds, and 11 goals against.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 35 matches.

Alfreton Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 35 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 1 3 2 8 8 6
Alfreton Town 6 2 1 3 10 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Sincil Bank Stadium for the Red Imps and the Madmen are unable to see past Alfreton Town claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Alfreton Town Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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