FootyMAD's Darlington match preview

Last updated : 16 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Darlington fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Darlington at Sincil Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Imps are clearly on top, having won 31 and lost only 9 of the 54 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in December 2007, where Darlington annihilated the The Red Imps 0-4 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:
2008/2009Sat 15 NovDarlington2 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2007/2008Sat 22 DecLincoln City0-4DarlingtonLGE2
2007/2008Sat 15 SepDarlington2 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Mon 09 AprDarlington1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2006/2007Sat 18 NovLincoln City1 - 3DarlingtonLGE2
2005/2006Sat 01 AprDarlington4 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 31 DecLincoln City2 - 2DarlingtonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Darlington is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Quakers have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Lincoln City's 48 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Darlington see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 44 points from their 35 games played so far,

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

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

Lincoln City are not exactly setting the world alight at Sincil Bank Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Darlington in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City No sequences of note
Darlington Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.