FM Preview: Lincoln City v Forest Green Rovers 26 Jan 2013

Last updated : 25 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Forest Green Rovers at Sincil Bank on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Lincoln City and Forest Green Rovers at Sincil Bank was just last season, in September 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Fri 28 Sep Forest Green 3 - 0 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Forest Green 0 - 2 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Lincoln City 1-1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Red Imps have scored 10, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.

Forest Green Rovers's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Rovers, and 7 goals against.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches.

Forest Green Rovers's total of 45 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Blue Square (Conference) Premier.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 0 3 3 8 15 3
Forest Green Rovers 6 2 1 3 10 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Red Imps at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Rovers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Forest Green Rovers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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