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History of the Lincoln City v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Lincoln City prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 8 of the 16 previous games, with the The Red Imps winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Sincil Bank Stadium was just last season, in November 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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:
2006/2007Sat 09 SepShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 29 AprShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2005/2006Sat 12 NovLincoln City1-1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 19 MarLincoln City2 - 0Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2004/2005Sat 07 AugShrewsbury Tn.0 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
2002/2003Sat 18 JanLincoln City1 - 1Shrewsbury Tn.LGE2
2002/2003Tue 12 NovLincoln City1 - 2Shrewsbury Tn.ASSM

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the The Red Imps, with 5 goals against.

Shrewsbury Tn. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Shrews's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Lincoln City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League Two, and have accumulated 51 points from the 27 games they have played so far. Shrewsbury Tn. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 36 from their 26 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Lincoln City641110613
Shrewsbury Tn.631210610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Lincoln City may be coming up against a decent side in Shrewsbury Tn., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Red Imps. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Won 4 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Shrewsbury Tn. 4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.