FootyMAD's Walsall match preview

Last updated : 18 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Lincoln City v Walsall fixture

Lincoln City play host to Walsall at Sincil Bank Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Red Imps are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 7 of the 33 games.

The last time the two teams met at Lincoln City was back in April 1999, over five years ago, with Walsall inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Red Imps in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Sat 24 AprLincoln City0-1WalsallLGE1
1998/1999Tue 10 NovWalsall2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE1
1994/1995Sat 10 DecLincoln City1 - 1WalsallLGE2
1994/1995Sat 20 AugWalsall2 - 1Lincoln CityLGE2
1993/1994Sat 30 AprLincoln City1 - 2WalsallLGE2
1993/1994Sat 20 NovWalsall5 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2
1992/1993Sat 27 FebWalsall1 - 2Lincoln CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Lincoln City may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Walsall's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Lincoln City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 7 points from 3 games. Walsall are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 3 games giving them a return of 9 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Sincil Bank Stadium for the The Red Imps and the Madmen are unable to see past Walsall claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Lincoln City Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Walsall 6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.