FM Preview: Northampton Town v Exeter City 13 Oct 2012

Last updated : 12 October 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Northampton Town v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City travel to take on Northampton Town at Sixfields Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Grecians will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 32 occasions, and draw 16, from the 52 games played.

The last time the two teams met at Northampton Town was more than a decade ago, in March 2000, the Cobblers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
1999/2000 Sat 18 Mar Northampton 2-1 Exeter City League Division Three
1999/2000 Tue 23 Nov Exeter City 1 - 2 Northampton League Division Three
1997/1998 Tue 25 Nov Northampton 2 - 1 Exeter City F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Sat 15 Nov Exeter City 1 - 1 Northampton F.A. Cup
1996/1997 Sat 19 Apr Northampton 4 - 1 Exeter City League Division Three
1996/1997 Sat 12 Oct Exeter City 0 - 1 Northampton League Division Three
1995/1996 Tue 27 Feb Exeter City 1 - 2 Northampton League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The Grecians have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Grecians, and 7 goals against.

Northampton Town see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,

Exeter City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 19 points from 11 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Northampton Town 6 2 2 2 8 9 8
Exeter City 6 2 1 3 8 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Grecians's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Northampton Town, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Northampton Town Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Exeter City 15 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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