FM Preview: Portsmouth v Bristol City 17 Mar 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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 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

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 0 1 5 1 9 1
Bristol City 6 1 1 4 7 15 4

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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.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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