FM Preview: Lincoln City v Barrow 05 Nov 2011

Last updated : 04 November 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Barrow fixture

Lincoln City play host to Barrow at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Red Imps have won 27 of the 31 matches the two teams have contested.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was way back in the black-and-white days of April 1972, as the Red Imps squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Fourth Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Barrow 1 - 0 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
1971/1972 Wed 12 Apr Lincoln City 3-2 Barrow Fourth Division
1971/1972 Sat 02 Oct Barrow 2 - 2 Lincoln City Fourth Division
1970/1971 Fri 09 Apr Lincoln City 0 - 3 Barrow Fourth Division
1970/1971 Sat 21 Nov Lincoln City 2 - 1 Barrow F.A. Cup
1970/1971 Sat 12 Sep Barrow 1 - 4 Lincoln City Fourth Division
1966/1967 Sat 11 Mar Lincoln City 2 - 1 Barrow Fourth Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Red Imps's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Barrow have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Blue Square (Conference) Premier with a return of just 16 points from their 18 games thus far.

Barrow's 29 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 1 2 3 6 12 5
Barrow 6 5 0 1 15 9 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Red Imps of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Barrow, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Barrow 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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