FM Preview: Lincoln City v Southport 24 Jan 2012

Last updated : 23 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Lincoln City v Southport fixture

Lincoln City play host to Southport at Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Imps are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 5 of the 34 games.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was way back in the black-and-white days of February 1976, with Lincoln City annihilating their visitors 6-0 in a Fourth Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Southport 2 - 2 Lincoln City (Conference) Premier
1975/1976 Wed 25 Feb Lincoln City 6-0 Southport Fourth Division
1975/1976 Wed 24 Sep Southport 1 - 2 Lincoln City Fourth Division
1974/1975 Mon 28 Apr Southport 3 - 2 Lincoln City Fourth Division
1974/1975 Wed 18 Sep Lincoln City 1 - 1 Southport Fourth Division
1972/1973 Sat 14 Apr Southport 1 - 0 Lincoln City Fourth Division
1972/1973 Wed 21 Mar Lincoln City 3 - 1 Southport Fourth 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 goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

Southport have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Sandgrounders have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 29 matches.

Southport find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 49 points they have accumulated from 29 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Lincoln City 6 1 2 3 7 10 5
Southport 6 1 2 3 8 19 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Lincoln City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Southport. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Southport Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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