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Last updated : 08 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Darlington v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City face a trip to Darlington at 96.6 TFM Darlington Arena on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 12 wins, and Darlington have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2006, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 2 thriller, in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovLincoln City1 - 3DarlingtonLGE2
2005/2006Sat 01 AprDarlington4 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 31 DecLincoln City2 - 2DarlingtonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 30 AprLincoln City0 - 0DarlingtonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 20 NovDarlington0 - 3Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Sat 24 AprLincoln City1 - 1DarlingtonLGE2
2003/2004Sat 15 NovDarlington0 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Darlington have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Red Imps have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Darlington's 58 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Lincoln City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 68 points from 41 games.

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

Not a lot has been going right generally for Lincoln City on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Darlington. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Darlington Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Lincoln City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.