FootyMAD's Forest Green Rovers match preview

Last updated : 09 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Forest Green Rovers v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Forest Green Rovers at The Lawn on Sunday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Half the previous contests have ended with a drawn game, but unfortunately the other half have ended in a defeat for the Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2006, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Conference match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 22 SepCrawley Town3 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2006/2007Sat 03 FebCrawley Town3 - 1Forest GreenCONF
2006/2007Sat 21 OctForest Green1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2005/2006Sat 18 MarCrawley Town1 - 0Forest GreenCONF
2005/2006Tue 20 SepForest Green2 - 2Crawley TownCONF
2004/2005Tue 28 DecForest Green1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2004/2005Sat 25 SepCrawley Town4 - 2Forest GreenCONF

Recent respective form guides

Forest Green Rovers have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The away form of Crawley Town however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Reds, and 2 goals against.

Forest Green lie just outside the playoff positions in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, picking up 47 points from their 28 games so far. Crawley Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 39 points from their 27 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Forest Green6123465
Crawley Town651021416

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Forest Green, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Forest Green Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crawley Town Undefeated in last 3 away games.
9 games since last defeat.