FM Preview: Peterborough United v Portsmouth 28 Jan 2012

Last updated : 27 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Peterborough United v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth travel to take on Peterborough United at London Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 9 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The last time the two teams met at Peterborough United was more than a decade ago, in August 1997, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Portsmouth 2 - 3 Peterborough Championship
2002/2003 Tue 10 Sep Portsmouth 2 - 0 Peterborough League Cup
1997/1998 Tue 26 Aug Portsmouth 1 - 2 Peterborough League Cup
1997/1998 Mon 11 Aug Peterborough 2-2 Portsmouth League Cup
1993/1994 Sat 22 Jan Portsmouth 0 - 2 Peterborough League Division One
1993/1994 Wed 15 Dec Portsmouth 1 - 0 Peterborough League Cup
1993/1994 Tue 30 Nov Peterborough 0 - 0 Portsmouth League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Posh have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Portsmouth's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Peterborough United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 27 matches.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 26 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Peterborough United 6 1 2 3 4 7 5
Portsmouth 6 1 1 4 5 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Peterborough United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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