Lincoln City prepare to entertain Rushden & Diamonds at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Each previous meeting has resulted in defeat for the The Red Imps.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in August 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners 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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||Rushden & D.||1 - 1||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Fri 25 Mar||Rushden & D.||1 - 4||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Lincoln City||1-3||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 12 Apr||Rushden & D.||1 - 0||Lincoln City||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 23 Nov||Lincoln City||1 - 2||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Lincoln City||2 - 4||Rushden & D.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Thu 16 Aug||Rushden & D.||0 - 0||Lincoln City||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Lincoln City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the The Red Imps, with 4 goals against.
In complete contrast to Lincoln City, Rushden & D. are having a torrid time on their travels, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Diamonds have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Lincoln City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League Two, picking up 52 points from their 35 games so far. Rushden & D. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League Two with a return of just 34 points from their 36 games thus far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Rushden & D.||6||2||2||2||4||9||8|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Lincoln City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the The Red Imps. Home win
|Lincoln City||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
|Rushden & D.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.