FM Preview: Southport v Lincoln City 08 Jan 2013

Last updated : 07 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southport v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Southport at Haig Avenue on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 34 games played, Red Imps have recorded 7 wins, and Southport have come away with 17 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Haig Avenue was just last season, in August 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 24 Jan Lincoln City 2 - 0 Southport (Conference) Premier
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

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

Recent respective form guides

Southport have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sandgrounders have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Lincoln City however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Red Imps, and 12 goals against.

Southport find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches.

Lincoln City see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 32 points from their 25 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southport 6 3 1 2 12 11 10
Lincoln City 6 1 3 2 9 11 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Red Imps's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Southport, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southport 5 games since last home draw.
Lincoln City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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