FM Preview: Cambridge United v Forest Green Rovers 02 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Cambridge United v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green Rovers face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Abbey Stadium was just last season, in September 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 11 Aug Forest Green 1 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Forest Green 2 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Cambridge U. 1 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 16 Apr Forest Green 1 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 26 Mar Cambridge U. 1 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Cambridge U. 2 - 1 Forest Green Trophy
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Forest Green 1 - 1 Cambridge U. (Conference) Premier

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Recent respective form guides

Cambridge United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While U's have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Forest Green Rovers have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Rovers's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Cambridge United's 45 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Forest Green Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 56 from their 34 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Cambridge United 6 2 0 4 8 14 6
Forest Green Rovers 6 2 2 2 6 5 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Rovers has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Cambridge United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Cambridge United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Forest Green Rovers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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