FM Preview: Exeter City v Oxford United 26 Dec 2012

Last updated : 25 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Oxford United fixture

Exeter City play host to Oxford United at St. James Park on Wednesday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Grecians are clearly on top, having won 8 and lost only 3 of the 15 games.

The last time the two teams met at Exeter City was just over four years ago, in January 2008, with Exeter City running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 08 Sep Oxford Utd. 2 - 4 Exeter City League Two
2007/2008 Sun 20 Jan Exeter City 2-0 Oxford Utd. (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Tue 04 Sep Oxford Utd. 2 - 2 Exeter City (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Tue 08 May Oxford Utd. 1 - 2 Exeter City Conference Play-Offs
2006/2007 Fri 04 May Exeter City 0 - 1 Oxford Utd. Conference Play-Offs
2006/2007 Mon 01 Jan Exeter City 2 - 1 Oxford Utd. Conference
2006/2007 Tue 12 Sep Oxford Utd. 1 - 0 Exeter City Conference

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

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Oxford United's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The U's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Exeter City's total of 34 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Oxford United are currently lying in 19th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 26 from their 22 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 3 2 1 10 8 11
Oxford United 6 2 4 0 10 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Oxford United Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.

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