History of the Shrewsbury Town v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth travel to take on Shrewsbury Town at New Meadow on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, Pompey have recorded 2 wins, and Shrewsbury Town have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Shrewsbury Town was amazingly over twenty years ago, in August 1988, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Shrews in a Second Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 20 Oct||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||League One|
|1988/1989||Sat 21 Jan||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||Second Division|
|1988/1989||Sat 27 Aug||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 2||Portsmouth||Second Division|
|1986/1987||Mon 29 Dec||Portsmouth||3 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||Second Division|
|1986/1987||Sat 15 Nov||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||Second Division|
|1985/1986||Sat 28 Dec||Portsmouth||4 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||Second Division|
|1985/1986||Tue 03 Sep||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Portsmouth||Second Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Shrews's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, seeing 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.
Shrewsbury Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 52 points from their 45 matches.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 42 points from their 45 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Portsmouth are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from New Meadow with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Shrewsbury Town||8 games since last home draw.
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
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