FM Preview: Lincoln City v Oxford United 11 Dec 2010

Last updated : 10 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Oxford United fixture

Lincoln City play host to Oxford United at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 7 wins, and Oxford Utd. have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was back in August 2005, over five years ago, the The Red Imps carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Fri 16 DecOxford Utd.0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 20 AugLincoln City2-1Oxford Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 05 FebLincoln City3 - 0Oxford Utd.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 16 OctOxford Utd.0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 10 JanOxford Utd.0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 09 AugLincoln City0 - 1Oxford Utd.LGE2
2002/2003Sat 05 AprLincoln City0 - 1Oxford Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. While The Red Imps have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Oxford Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the U's have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City are currently lying in 20th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 19 from their 18 matches played. Oxford Utd.'s 23 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City631281110
Oxford Utd.6204586

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that The Red Imps's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Oxford Utd.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Oxford Utd. 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.