FM Preview: Southport v Forest Green Rovers 12 Mar 2013

Last updated : 11 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southport v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green Rovers face a trip to Southport at Haig Avenue on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, Rovers have recorded 2 wins, and Southport have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Haig Avenue was just last season, in November 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 29 Nov Southport 1-3 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Forest Green 2 - 3 Southport (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Southport 4 - 0 Forest Green (Conference) Premier
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Forest Green 0 - 0 Southport (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Sat 27 Jan Southport 1 - 2 Forest Green Conference
2006/2007 Sat 09 Dec Forest Green 1 - 2 Southport Conference
2005/2006 Sat 11 Mar Forest Green 1 - 2 Southport Conference

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Recent respective form guides

Southport have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 12 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Forest Green Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Southport see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 46 points from their 35 games played so far,

Forest Green Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 58 from their 37 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southport 6 3 1 2 11 8 10
Forest Green Rovers 6 1 2 3 2 5 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Forest Green Rovers on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Southport. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southport No sequences of note
Forest Green Rovers Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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