FM Preview: Southport v Lincoln City 13 Aug 2011

Last updated : 12 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southport v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City travel to take on Southport at Haig Avenue on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Red Imps will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 7 of the 33 games.

The last time the two teams met at Southport was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1975, with Lincoln City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Sandgrounders in a Fourth Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1971/1972 Sat 04 Mar Lincoln City 2 - 1 Southport Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Southport's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Sandgrounders have scored 7, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Lincoln City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Red Imps have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southport 6 1 2 3 5 16 5
Lincoln City 6 0 1 5 2 13 1

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southport Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Lincoln City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 11 most recent games.

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