History of the Portsmouth v Carlisle United fixture
Portsmouth play host to Carlisle United at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 11 wins out of 16 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was way back in the black-and-white days of August 1985, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 25 Aug||Carlisle Utd.||4 - 2||Portsmouth||League One|
|2009/2010||Tue 22 Sep||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 3||Portsmouth||League Cup|
|1985/1986||Sun 22 Dec||Carlisle Utd.||0 - 1||Portsmouth||Second Division|
|1985/1986||Sat 24 Aug||Portsmouth||4-0||Carlisle Utd.||Second Division|
|1984/1985||Mon 06 May||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||Second Division|
|1984/1985||Sat 08 Dec||Carlisle Utd.||3 - 0||Portsmouth||Second Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 10 Mar||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||Second Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth's home form is most definitely relegation standard, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While Pompey have scored 7, a worringly large 13 have been leaked at the other end.
Carlisle United's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Cumbrians have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 22 points from their 31 games thus far.
Carlisle United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 31 matches.
Current overall team form
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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 Cumbrians come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Portsmouth||Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Not won in the 19 most recent games.
|Carlisle United||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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