FM Preview: Port Vale v Lincoln City 29 Mar 2011

Last updated : 28 March 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Port Vale v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Port Vale at Vale Park on Tuesday evening, 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 just last season, in February 2010, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 29 Jan Lincoln City 1 - 0 Port Vale League Two
2009/2010 Tue 23 Feb Port Vale 4-0 Lincoln City League Two
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Lincoln City 1 - 2 Port Vale League Two
2008/2009 Fri 20 Feb Port Vale 0 - 1 Lincoln City League Two
2008/2009 Sat 01 Nov Lincoln City 0 - 1 Port Vale League Two
2006/2007 Sat 11 Nov Port Vale 2 - 1 Lincoln City F.A. Cup
2000/2001 Tue 20 Mar Port Vale 0 - 0 Lincoln City (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Port Vale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Valiants's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

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 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Port Vale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 57 points from their 38 games so far.

Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 46 points from their 38 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Port Vale 6 1 3 2 6 9 6
Lincoln City 6 1 2 3 5 13 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Valiants, as the The Red Imps have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Port Vale Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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