FootyMAD's Accrington Stanley match preview

Last updated : 04 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Accrington Stanley at Inetrlink Express on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Rovers lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Accrington S. and Forest Green at was less than a year ago, in April 2004, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Conference match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 04 DecForest Green1 - 0Accrington S.CONF
2003/2004Sat 10 AprAccrington S.4 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 23 AugForest Green2 - 1Accrington S.CONF

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Stanley, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Accrington S., Forest Green are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Accrington S.'s total of 51 points from their 31 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide Conference. Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 25 points from their 32 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.651016516
Forest Green61329106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Rovers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Accrington S.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Forest Green Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.