FM Preview: Bristol City v Portsmouth 20 Aug 2011

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Last updated : 19 August 2011

Footymad preview History of the Bristol City v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pompey will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 5 of the 25 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Robins carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 08 Mar Bristol City 2-1 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Tue 28 Sep Portsmouth 3 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2008/2009 Tue 13 Jan Bristol City 0 - 2 Portsmouth F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Portsmouth 0 - 0 Bristol City F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Mon 05 Apr Portsmouth 0 - 1 Bristol City League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 10 Oct Bristol City 2 - 2 Portsmouth League Division One
1994/1995 Sat 14 Jan Portsmouth 0 - 0 Bristol City League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Pompey have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 3 from their 3 matches played.

Portsmouth's 4 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Bristol City 6 3 0 3 10 10 9
Portsmouth 6 1 2 3 4 6 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Portsmouth on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Bristol City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Bristol City 14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Portsmouth Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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