FM Preview: Crawley Town v Oxford United 19 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Crawley Town v Oxford United fixture

Crawley Town prepare to entertain Oxford United at Broadfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 3 of the previous 4 occasions.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Broadfield Stadium was two seasons ago, in December 2009, with Oxford United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Reds in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Crawley Town 1-2 Oxford Utd. (Conference) Premier
2009/2010 Tue 29 Sep Oxford Utd. 3 - 1 Crawley Town (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Crawley Town 0 - 1 Oxford Utd. (Conference) Premier
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Oxford Utd. 1 - 2 Crawley Town (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Crawley Town 2 - 0 Oxford Utd. (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Wed 26 Dec Oxford Utd. 1 - 0 Crawley Town (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Sat 30 Dec Oxford Utd. 1 - 1 Crawley Town Conference

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Recent respective form guides

Crawley Town 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 Reds in those games, with 7 conceded.

Oxford United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crawley Town are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 36 points from their 17 games.

Oxford United's total of 29 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crawley Town 6 4 2 0 14 6 14
Oxford United 6 2 0 4 8 9 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town may be coming up against a decent side in Oxford United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Reds. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crawley Town Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Oxford United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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