FM Preview: Exeter City v Burton Albion 01 Sep 2012

Last updated : 31 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Burton Albion fixture

Exeter City play host to Burton Albion at St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Grecians are clearly on top, beating their opponents 3 times from 5 games.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was just over four years ago, in November 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Sat 26 Apr Burton Albion 4 - 4 Exeter City (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Sat 17 Nov Exeter City 1-4 Burton Albion (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Sat 24 Feb Exeter City 3 - 0 Burton Albion Conference
2006/2007 Mon 27 Nov Burton Albion 1 - 0 Exeter City Conference
2005/2006 Fri 10 Feb Burton Albion 2 - 0 Exeter City Conference
2005/2006 Sat 24 Sep Exeter City 1 - 2 Burton Albion Conference
2004/2005 Tue 15 Mar Exeter City 3 - 1 Burton Albion Conference

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.

Burton Albion have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Brewers have hit 10 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Exeter City's total of 6 points from their 3 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Burton Albion see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 3 points from their 3 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 2 1 3 9 12 7
Burton Albion 6 2 1 3 13 12 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Exeter City, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Burton Albion Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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