FM Preview: Bristol City v Portsmouth 20 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th August 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bristol City and Portsmouth at 15:00 on 20th August 2011 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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