FootyMAD's York City match preview

Last updated : 04 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the York City v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. While the majority of previous matches have ended up drawn, a win has yet to be registered by Reds.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a (Conference) Premier match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 23 NovYork City2 - 2Crawley TownCONF
2008/2009Sat 09 AugCrawley Town0 - 1York CityCONF
2007/2008Sat 05 AprCrawley Town6 - 1York CityCONF
2007/2008Sat 01 DecYork City1 - 1Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 06 JanYork City5 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2006/2007Sat 09 SepCrawley Town3 - 0York CityCONF
2005/2006Sat 07 JanCrawley Town0 - 1York CityCONF

Recent respective form guides

York City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Minstermen in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to York City, Crawley Town are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Reds have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

York City's 11 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crawley Town see themselves just below half way in the Blue Square (Conference) Premier, showing a record of 10 points from their 7 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
York City63218411
Crawley Town63127910

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Minstermen, as the Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
York City Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Crawley Town 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.