FootyMAD Liverpool match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Portsmouth v Liverpool fixture

Portsmouth play host to Liverpool at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pompey are clearly on top, winning 56.52% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1988, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a First Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1991/1992Mon 13 AprLiverpool0 - 0PortsmouthFAC
1991/1992Sun 05 AprLiverpool1 - 1PortsmouthFAC
1987/1988Sat 27 FebPortsmouth0-2LiverpoolDIV1
1987/1988Sat 03 OctLiverpool4 - 0PortsmouthDIV1
1960/1961Sat 04 MarPortsmouth2 - 2LiverpoolDIV2
1960/1961Sat 15 OctLiverpool3 - 3PortsmouthDIV2
1959/1960Sat 12 MarPortsmouth2 - 1LiverpoolDIV2

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Pompey, with 9 goals against.

Liverpool have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Reds, and 8 goals against.

Portsmouth's 9 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Liverpool's 11 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Pompey, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth 16 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Liverpool Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.