FM Preview: Portsmouth v Bristol City 17 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Portsmouth and Bristol City at 15:00 on 17th March 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Portsmouth v Bristol City fixture
Portsmouth prepare to entertain Bristol City at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Pompey have recorded 8 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in September 2010, with Portsmouth running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 20 Aug||Bristol City||0 - 0||Portsmouth||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
The away form of Bristol City is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Robins have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.
Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 26 points.
Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 36 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Fratton Park for the Pompey and the Madmen are unable to see past Bristol City claiming victory in a close match.
|Portsmouth||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Bristol City||Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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