FM Preview: Exeter City v Sheffield Wednesday 11 Feb 2012

Last updated : 10 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Exeter City v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Exeter City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Grecians.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St James' Park was just last season, in December 2010, with Exeter City annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Sheff. Wed. 3 - 0 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Sat 07 May Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Exeter City League One
2010/2011 Sat 18 Dec Exeter City 5-1 Sheff. Wed. League One
1979/1980 Sat 26 Apr Exeter City 1 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Third Division
1979/1980 Sat 08 Dec Sheff. Wed. 0 - 1 Exeter City Third Division
1978/1979 Sat 24 Mar Exeter City 2 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Third Division
1978/1979 Tue 24 Oct Sheff. Wed. 2 - 1 Exeter City Third Division

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

Recent respective form guides

Exeter City have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The away form of Sheffield Wednesday however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Owls, and 8 goals against.

Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 29 matches.

Sheffield Wednesday are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 57 points from the 29 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Exeter City 6 1 3 2 3 4 6
Sheffield Wednesday 6 2 3 1 9 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Grecians of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Sheffield Wednesday, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Exeter City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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