FM Preview: Oxford United v Crawley Town 02 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Oxford United v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town pack their bags to visit Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, Reds have recorded 1 wins, and Oxford United have come away with 2 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Kassam Stadium was within the last three years, in September 2009, with Oxford United running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Crawley Town 4 - 1 Oxford Utd. League Two
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

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Recent respective form guides

Oxford United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the U's, with 6 goals against.

Crawley Town's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. Those games have seen the Reds pummel 12 goals, and let in 5.

Oxford United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 37 points from their 23 games so far.

Crawley Town are leading the way in the npower League Two, with their 23 games giving them a return of 49 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Oxford United 6 2 2 2 6 7 8
Crawley Town 6 4 1 1 13 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crawley Town are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Oxford United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Oxford United 7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Crawley Town Undefeated in last 7 away games.

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