FM Preview: Portsmouth v Blackpool 24 Sep 2011

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Blackpool fixture

Portsmouth play host to Blackpool at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 32 games played, Pompey have recorded 13 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 9 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was back in January 2004, over five years ago, the Pompey carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2003/2004 Sat 03 Jan Portsmouth 2-1 Blackpool F.A. Cup
1992/1993 Tue 06 Oct Portsmouth 2 - 0 Blackpool League Cup
1992/1993 Wed 23 Sep Blackpool 0 - 4 Portsmouth League Cup
1980/1981 Sat 24 Jan Portsmouth 3 - 3 Blackpool Third Division
1980/1981 Sat 30 Aug Blackpool 0 - 2 Portsmouth Third Division
1975/1976 Sat 13 Mar Portsmouth 2 - 0 Blackpool Second Division
1975/1976 Sat 11 Oct Blackpool 0 - 0 Portsmouth Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 2 goals have been registered in this time, with 4 in the wrong end.

Blackpool's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Seasiders's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Portsmouth are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 6 from their 7 matches played.

Blackpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 12 from their 7 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 1 2 3 5 7 5
Blackpool 6 2 3 1 8 6 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Pompey at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Seasiders come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Blackpool Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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