FM Preview: York City v Forest Green Rovers 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the York City v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 6 games played, Rovers have recorded 2 wins, and York City have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, with York City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctForest Green2 - 1York CityCONF
2009/2010Sat 06 MarForest Green2 - 1York CityCONF
2009/2010Sat 15 AugYork City2 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2008/2009Tue 21 AprYork City2 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2008/2009Tue 17 MarForest Green1 - 1York CityCONF
2007/2008Tue 18 MarForest Green1 - 2York CityCONF
2007/2008Fri 24 AugYork City0 - 2Forest GreenCONF

Recent respective form guides

York City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Minstermen in those games, with 3 conceded.

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

York City's 35 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Forest Green are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
York City6303699
Forest Green62138107

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Minstermen, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
York City 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Forest Green 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.