FM Preview: Lincoln City v Bournemouth 10 Apr 2010

Last updated : 09 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Bournemouth fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Bournemouth at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 6 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in January 2009, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 12 SepBournemouth3 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2008/2009Sat 31 JanLincoln City3-3BournemouthLGE2
2008/2009Sat 25 OctBournemouth0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 24 MayBournemouth5 - 2Lincoln CityD3PO
2002/2003Sat 26 AprBournemouth0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 05 OctLincoln City1 - 2BournemouthLGE2
1998/1999Sat 09 JanLincoln City2 - 1BournemouthLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Bournemouth have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Cherries's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Lincoln City are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 43 from their 40 matches played. Bournemouth are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 71 points from the 40 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bournemouth Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.