FootyMAD's Doncaster Rovers match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Doncaster Rovers v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Belle Vue Gound on Friday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, The Red Imps have recorded 16 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 20 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rvs. was back in March 1998, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 4 winners in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugLincoln City0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LD3
1997/1998Sat 21 MarDoncaster Rvs.2 - 4Lincoln CityLD3
1997/1998Tue 18 NovLincoln City2 - 1Doncaster Rvs.LD3
1996/1997Sat 25 JanLincoln City3 - 2Doncaster Rvs.LD3
1996/1997Tue 29 OctDoncaster Rvs.1 - 3Lincoln CityLD3
1995/1996Sat 23 MarLincoln City4 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LD3
1995/1996Mon 05 FebDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Lincoln CityLD3

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Rovers have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Red Imps have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Doncaster Rvs. are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 55 points from their 27 games. Lincoln City's total of 43 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Three.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.640213712
Lincoln City6231669

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Doncaster Rvs. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Won 9 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 19 .
Lincoln City No win in the 3 most recent games.