FM Preview: Northampton Town v Lincoln City 03 Jan 2011

Last updated : 02 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields on Monday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 25 previous games, with the hosts winning just 11.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 02 NovLincoln City0 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Sat 27 MarLincoln City1 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Sat 17 OctNorthampton1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 26 NovNorthampton1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 06 AugLincoln City1 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprNorthampton1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 06 NovLincoln City3 - 2NorthamptonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 7 conceded.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Red Imps have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Northampton are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 24 from their 21 matches played. Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 19 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Lincoln City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Sixfields with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Lincoln City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.