FM Preview: Forest Green Rovers v Dartford 16 Apr 2013

Last updated : 15 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Forest Green Rovers v Dartford fixture

Forest Green Rovers prepare to entertain Dartford at The New Lawn on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The two sides drew on their own previous meeting.

The only previous meeting between Forest Green Rovers and Dartford at The New Lawn was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 06 Nov Dartford 0 - 1 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2012/2013 Tue 23 Oct Dartford 1 - 4 Forest Green F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Sat 20 Oct Forest Green 1-1 Dartford F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Rovers have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Dartford's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Forest Green Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 65 points from their 44 games so far.

Dartford find themselves in a respectable 8th position, courtesy of the 63 points they have accumulated from 44 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Forest Green Rovers 6 1 1 4 4 6 4
Dartford 6 3 2 1 8 3 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Rovers at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Darts come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Forest Green Rovers Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Dartford Undefeated in last 3 away games.

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