FM Preview: Coventry City v Portsmouth 24 Nov 2012

Last updated : 23 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth face a trip to Coventry City at City of Coventry Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 9 out of 13 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City of Coventry Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Coventry City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Mar Coventry City 2 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Portsmouth 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Portsmouth 0 - 3 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Coventry City 2 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2009/2010 Tue 12 Jan Coventry City 1 - 2 Portsmouth F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Sat 02 Jan Portsmouth 1 - 1 Coventry City F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Wed 19 Mar Coventry City 0 - 4 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 23 points from their 19 games played so far,

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 18 points from their 19 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 5 0 1 16 4 15
Portsmouth 6 0 0 6 2 10 0

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 7 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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