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Last updated : 16 October 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Lincoln City fixture

Lincoln City pack their bags to visit Northampton Town at Sixfields on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 24 previous games, with the hosts winning just 10.

The previous match played between the two at Sixfields was more than three years back, in November 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 26 NovNorthampton1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 06 AugLincoln City1 - 1NorthamptonLGE2
2004/2005Sat 23 AprNorthampton1 - 0Lincoln CityLGE2
2004/2005Sat 06 NovLincoln City3 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2003/2004Mon 12 AprNorthampton1 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2003/2004Tue 30 SepLincoln City0 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
1999/2000Sat 29 JanLincoln City2 - 2NorthamptonLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Lincoln City have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Red Imps have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Northampton are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 12 from their 12 matches played. Lincoln City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches.

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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 Northampton. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Lincoln City 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.