FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

Last updated : 28 August 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 Monday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the Rovers.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2005, with Exeter City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners 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 29 JanExeter City2 - 0Forest GreenCONF
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 lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Grecians in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Exeter City, 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 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City are leading the way in the Nationwide Conference, with their 4 games giving them a return of 12 points. Forest Green see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 5 points from their 4 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City660011018
Forest Green61236105

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 Exeter City. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Forest Green Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.