FM Preview: Barrow v Crawley Town 15 Apr 2010

Last updated : 14 April 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barrow v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Barrow at Holker Street Stadium on Thursday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.

The only previous meeting between Barrow and Crawley Town at was less than a year ago, in April 2009, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3 - 3 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 10 OctCrawley Town0 - 1BarrowCONF
2008/2009Sat 18 AprBarrow3 - 3Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 11 OctCrawley Town4 - 0BarrowCONF

Recent respective form guides

Barrow have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Bluebirds in those games, with 5 conceded.

In complete contrast to Barrow, Crawley Town are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Reds have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barrow find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 45 points from their 39 matches. Crawley Town's 62 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crawley Town64117613

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Reds out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Barrow. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Barrow Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Crawley Town 4 games since last defeat.