FM Preview: Shrewsbury Town v Portsmouth 27 Apr 2013

Last updated : 26 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Shrewsbury Town 6 2 2 2 7 7 8
Portsmouth 6 3 2 1 9 4 11

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Shrewsbury Town 8 games since last home draw.
Portsmouth Not won in previous 4 away matches.

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