FM Preview: Port Vale v Lincoln City 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Port Vale v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 10 wins, and Port Vale have come away with 20 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win 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:
2009/2010Tue 23 FebPort Vale4 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2009/2010Tue 01 DecLincoln City1 - 2Port ValeLGE2
2008/2009Fri 20 FebPort Vale0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2008/2009Sat 01 NovLincoln City0 - 1Port ValeLGE2
2006/2007Sat 11 NovPort Vale2 - 1Lincoln CityFAC
2000/2001Tue 20 MarPort Vale0 - 0Lincoln CityASSM
2000/2001Tue 13 MarLincoln City0 - 2Port ValeASSM

Recent respective form guides

Port Vale are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. The Valiants have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Port Vale, Lincoln City are having a torrid time on their travels, 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.

Port Vale are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 36 points from their 19 games. Lincoln City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 18 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Port Vale641112213
Lincoln City631281110

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Port Vale. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Port Vale Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Lincoln City Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.