FM Preview: Darlington v Crawley Town 13 Nov 2010

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History of the Darlington v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Darlington at Balfour Webnet Darlington Aren on Saturday afternoon, for the first time in their history, and will be hoping to give their new opponents the runaround.

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Recent respective form guides

Darlington have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The Reds have put away 14 chances in these games, a let in just 3.

Darlington's 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Crawley Town are just outside the promotion places, in 2nd, having taken 36 points from 17 games.

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Darlington. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Darlington 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Crawley Town 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.