FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 09 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Charlton Athletic v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth pack their bags to visit Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 46 games played, Pompey have recorded 14 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 17 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Valley was more than three years back, in April 2000, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 04 OctPortsmouth1 - 2Charlton Ath.PREM
1999/2000Fri 21 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 1PortsmouthLD1
1999/2000Sat 16 OctPortsmouth0 - 2Charlton Ath.LD1
1997/1998Sat 18 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 0PortsmouthLD1
1997/1998Sat 20 DecPortsmouth0 - 2Charlton Ath.LD1
1996/1997Sat 19 AprCharlton Ath.2 - 1PortsmouthLD1
1996/1997Sat 12 OctPortsmouth2 - 0Charlton Ath.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Pompey have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Charlton Ath.'s 43 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position. Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 30 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Addicks, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. 8 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Portsmouth 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.