Crawley Town play host to Newport County at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, beating their opponents 1 times from 7 games.
The last time the two teams met at Crawley Town was back in April 2004, over five years ago, with Newport Co. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Reds in a (Southern) Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Mon 26 Apr||Crawley Town||1-2||Newport Co.||SPL|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Newport Co.||1 - 2||Crawley Town||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 12 Apr||Newport Co.||3 - 3||Crawley Town||SPL|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Sep||Crawley Town||2 - 0||Newport Co.||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Newport Co.||1 - 1||Crawley Town||SPL|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Crawley Town||0 - 1||Newport Co.||SPL|
|2000/2001||Sat 05 May||Crawley Town||1 - 2||Newport Co.||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Crawley Town are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Reds, with 4 goals against.
The Exiles have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Exiles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Crawley Town are leading the way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, with their 15 games giving them a return of 33 points. Newport Co. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 27 points from 15 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Reds are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. Score draw
|Crawley Town||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Newport Co.||5 games since last away draw.|