FootyMAD's Hartlepool United match preview

Last updated : 08 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hartlepool United v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City pack their bags to visit Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on Friday evening, 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 28 and win only 10 of the 54 games.

The previous match played between the two at Victoria Park was within the last three years, in November 2004, with Hartlepool U. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Fri 06 OctLincoln City2 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 13 NovHartlepool U.3 - 0Lincoln CityFAC
2002/2003Tue 04 MarLincoln City3 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 17 SepHartlepool U.2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Tue 05 MarHartlepool U.1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2001/2002Tue 25 SepLincoln City2 - 0Hartlepool U.LGE2
2000/2001Tue 27 MarHartlepool U.1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Pools, with 5 goals against.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The The Red Imps's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Hartlepool U. are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 36 games giving them a return of 73 points. Lincoln City are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 63 points from 36 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hartlepool U.660012518
Lincoln City62138127

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Red Imps are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Hartlepool U.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Hartlepool U. Won 9 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Lincoln City No win in the 3 most recent games.