FootyMAD's York City match preview

Last updated : 09 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forest Green Rovers v York City fixture

Forest Green prepare to entertain York City 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 York City at was less than a year ago, in February 2005, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline 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 12 FebForest Green1-1York CityCONF
2004/2005Sat 06 NovYork City1 - 3Forest GreenCONF

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

York City's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Minstermen have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Forest Green find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches. York City's total of 11 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide Conference.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forest Green6132566
York City63218411

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
York City Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.