FM Preview: York City v Exeter City 05 Jan 2013

Last updated : 04 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the York City v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City travel to take on York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Grecians have recorded 8 wins, and York City have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at York City was just over four years ago, in March 2008, as the Minstermen edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a (Conference) Premier match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Exeter City 1 - 1 York City League Two
2007/2008 Mon 10 Mar York City 3-2 Exeter City (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Mon 20 Aug Exeter City 1 - 1 York City (Conference) Premier
2006/2007 Sat 24 Mar Exeter City 1 - 1 York City Conference
2006/2007 Sat 12 Aug York City 0 - 0 Exeter City Conference
2005/2006 Sat 18 Feb Exeter City 1 - 3 York City Conference
2005/2006 Sat 01 Oct York City 4 - 2 Exeter City Conference

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Recent respective form guides

York 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, 9 to 8.

The away form of Exeter City however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

York City see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 34 points from their 25 games played so far,

Exeter City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 38 from their 25 games so far.

Current overall team form

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

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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 York City, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City 5 games since last home draw.
Exeter City 4 successive away victories.
7 games since last away draw.

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