FootyMAD's Exeter City match preview

Last updated : 03 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Exeter City v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town travel to take on Exeter City at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was back in November 1994, over five years ago, the Grecians carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1994/1995Sat 12 NovExeter City1 - 0Crawley TownFAC
1971/1972Wed 24 NovExeter City2 - 0Crawley TownFAC
1971/1972Sat 20 NovCrawley Town0 - 0Exeter CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City 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, 10 to 9.

The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Reds, and 6 goals against.

Exeter City see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide Conference, showing a record of 5 points from their 5 games played so far, Crawley Town's 10 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Exeter City622210108
Crawley Town64118713

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 Exeter City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Exeter City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crawley Town 13 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.