FootyMAD's Canvey Island match preview

Last updated : 11 November 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forest Green Rovers v Canvey Island fixture

Forest Green prepare to entertain Canvey Island at The Lawn on Saturday afternoon, 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 and Canvey Island at was less than a year ago, in April 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw 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 23 AprForest Green2-2Canvey IslandCONF
2004/2005Sat 09 OctCanvey Island2 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2000/2001Sun 13 MayCanvey Island1 - 0Forest GreenFAT

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Rovers have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Canvey Island's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Gulls have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forest Green are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 15 matches. Canvey Island see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 17 points from their 15 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forest Green61143104
Canvey Island6141997

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at The Lawn for the Rovers and the Madmen are unable to see past Canvey Island claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Canvey Island Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.