FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Exeter City v Forest Green Rovers fixture

Forest Green face a trip to Exeter City at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2003, 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:
2004/2005Tue 21 SepForest Green2 - 3Exeter CityCONF
2003/2004Sat 06 DecExeter City2 - 2Forest GreenCONF
2003/2004Sat 13 SepForest Green2 - 5Exeter CityCONF
2002/2003Tue 26 NovExeter City2 - 1Forest GreenFAC
2002/2003Sun 17 NovForest Green0 - 0Exeter CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Grecians have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.

Forest Green have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Rovers's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Exeter City's 40 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Forest Green are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide Conference with a return of just 22 points from their 27 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City6222668
Forest Green6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Forest Green Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.