FM Preview: Portsmouth v Doncaster Rovers 17 Nov 2012

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Last updated : 16 November 2012

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Portsmouth prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 5 of the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in October 2011, 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 14 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 4 Portsmouth Championship
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Portsmouth 3-1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 2 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Portsmouth 2 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
1982/1983 Sat 30 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 2 Portsmouth Third Division
1982/1983 Sat 27 Nov Portsmouth 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Third Division
1981/1982 Sat 17 Apr Portsmouth 0 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Doncaster Rovers however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 17 matches.

Doncaster Rovers's 27 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 1 0 5 4 9 3
Doncaster Rovers 6 4 0 2 9 6 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Portsmouth are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Doncaster Rovers running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

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

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