FM Preview: Lincoln City v Newport County 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Newport County fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Newport County at Sincil Bank on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Imps are clearly on top, having won 13 and lost only 3 of the 22 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Lincoln City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 18 Aug Newport Co. 2 - 1 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Lincoln City 2-0 Newport Co. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Newport Co. 1 - 0 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
1985/1986 Sat 08 Mar Newport Co. 1 - 2 Lincoln City Third Division
1985/1986 Sat 05 Oct Lincoln City 1 - 1 Newport Co. Third Division
1984/1985 Sat 30 Mar Newport Co. 2 - 1 Lincoln City Third Division
1984/1985 Wed 07 Nov Lincoln City 2 - 2 Newport Co. Third Division

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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 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Newport County have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Lincoln City see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 32 points from their 26 games played so far,

Newport County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 46 points from 25 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 0 3 3 7 13 3
Newport County 6 3 1 2 13 13 10

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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 Newport County, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Newport County 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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