History of the Portsmouth v Walsall fixture
Portsmouth play host to Walsall at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pompey are clearly on top, having won 7 and lost only 2 of the 12 games.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was back in November 2002, over five years ago, as the Pompey squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Walsall||1 - 2||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 30 Nov||Portsmouth||3-2||Walsall||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Walsall||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Tue 18 Sep||Walsall||0 - 0||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Sat 29 Apr||Walsall||1 - 0||Portsmouth||League Division One|
|1999/2000||Tue 19 Oct||Portsmouth||5 - 1||Walsall||League Division One|
|1988/1989||Sat 18 Feb||Portsmouth||1 - 1||Walsall||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. The Pompey's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Walsall's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Saddlers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches.
Walsall's 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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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 Walsall claiming victory in a close match.
|Portsmouth||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
|Walsall||No sequences of note|
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